Nishesh Chalise, PhD, MSW

HRSA Stipend Scholars Program Evaluator, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, Augsburg College

Nishesh Chalise, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at Augsburg College in Minneapolis. Nishesh is a Brown School graduate (MSW and PhD) and worked at SSDL since its foundation in 2009. His interests include sustainable community development and environmental social work. Currently he is planning to apply community based system dynamics to better understand the relationship between food system related interventions and neighborhood revitalization. As a part of this initiative he is working to build systems thinking capacity among key community partners.