Sonam Pelden
Currently reviewing Ph.D. applicants

    Mrs. Sonam Pelden Thaye received a master's of public policy, specializing in development administration, from Australian National University. Currently, she serves as Head of the Department of Electoral Registration for Election Commission of Bhutan where she develops electoral systems relating to voter registration and electoral roll preparation. She also serves as media spokesperson and the Head of the Media Unit where she liaises with the national and international media for the provision of information relating to elections. During her fellowship year, Mrs. Thaye will focus on elections and electoral systems and involvement of civil society in elections.