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Pema Wangdi

Senior Lecturer

Philosophy, Political Science, Moral Theory (elective), co-teach GNH and Law


Pema Wangdi is a Senior Lecturer. He teaches Philosophy, Political Science and a Happiness topic which is a partial requirement of the GNH and LAW course offered at JSW School of LAW. 

Prior to joining the JSW LAW faculty in 2017, Pema served as a senior officer under the project of Royal Institute of Law (2011-2016) which eventually culminated in the establishing of the present Law College. 

Pema also served as the first Managing Director (2006-2008) of the first private Radio Station in Thimphu popularly known as KUZOO FM. 

He spent most of his career in the Ministry of Education as a Teacher, Curriculum officer and a Media officer (1991-2004).

Areas of Interest

  • Ethics
  • Happiness
  • GNH



  • Philosophy, 
  • Political Science
  • GNH and Law

Education History

National Institute of Education (Samtse) specialising in Teaching at the Primary Level (’91),

Diploma in Cinema TV, Stage, and Radio from SAIT, Calgary, Canada;

BA in Philosophy Politics and Economics (PPE) 2010 and;

MA in Philosophy from Fordham University (2016).