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Pratikshya Bohra-Mishra

Postdoctoral research associate



Pratikshya Bohra-Mishra is a Postdoctoral Researcher with the STEP program in the Woodrow Wilson School. Pratikshya received her PhD in Demography and Public Policy from the Woodrow Wilson School and the Office of Population Research in May 2011. As a researcher at STEP, she is currently exploring the human response to climate change with a primary focus on identifying the link between human migration patterns and climate change.

 
PUBLICATIONS IN PEER-REVIEWED ACADEMIC JOURNALS AND EDITED BOOK CHAPTERS
 
Bohra-Mishra, Pratikshya, Michael Oppenheimer, and Solomon Hsiang. 2014. Internal Migration In Response to Disasters and Longer Term Climatic Variations .” Revise and Resubmit from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) .
 
Bohra-Mishra, Pratikshya and Douglas S. Massey. 2013. “Intermarriage among New Immigrants to the United States.” Conditional Acceptance from the Ethnic and Racial Studies.
 
Bohra-Mishra, Pratikshya. 2013. “Migration and Social Change in Nepal.” Forthcoming as a chapter in the upcoming book International Migration and Development in South Asia, Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS), theNational University of Singapore, Singapore .
 
Bohra-Mishra, Pratikshya. 2013. “ Labour migration and investments by remaining households in rural Nepal .” Journal of Population Research 30(2):171-192.
 
Bohra-Mishra, Pratikshya. 2012. “Motivations to Remit – Evidence from Chitwan, Nepal.” Contemporary Social Science: Journal of the Academy of Social Sciences. iFirst, 1-19, 2012.
 
Bohra-Mishra, Pratikshya and Douglas S. Massey. 2011. “Individual Decisions to Migrate During Civil Conflict.” Demography. Vol. 48, No. 2: 401-424.
 
Bohra-Mishra, Pratikshya and Douglas S. Massey. 2011. “Environmental Degradation and Out-Migration: New Evidence from Nepal.” in Migration and Climate Change. UNESCO & Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
 
Bohra-Mishra, Pratikshya. 2011. “ Nepalese Migrants in the United States of America: Perspectives on their Exodus, Assimilation Pattern and Commitment to Nepal .” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. Vol. 37, No. 9: 1527-1537.
 
Bohra, Pratikshya and Douglas S. Massey. 2009. “Processes of Internal and International Migration from Chitwan, Nepal.” International Migration Review. Vol. 43, No. 3: 621-651.
 
WORK IN PROGRESS
 
Bohra-Mishra, Pratikshya. “Dietary Assimilation and Health among New Immigrants in the US.” To be submitted to American Journal of Public Health.
 
Bohra-Mishra, Pratikshya, Ruohong Cai, Rachel Licker, Michael Oppenheimer and Solomon Hsiang. "Migration and Climate Change: the Case of Philippines."
 
Cai, Ruohong, Michael Oppenheimer, Rachel Licker and Pratikshya Bohra-Mishra. “Environmental Problems and Migration Intention.”
 
Sanchez-Soto, Gabriela and Pratikshya Bohra-Mishra. “Assortative Mating among New Immigrants in the US.”