The people who bring laurels to the department


Sasheej Hegde, Ph.D. (Bangalore) – Philosophy of Social Science, Social Theory, Law and Aspects of Indian Sociology/Historiography

Aparna Rayaprol, Ph.D (Pittsburgh) – Sociology of Gender, Indian Diaspora, Urban Sociology, and Qualitative Research Methods.

N. Purendra Prasad, Ph.D (Hyderabad) – Agrarian Studies, Sociology of Health.  (Head of the Department)

C. Raghava Reddy, Ph.D. (Hyderabad) – Science and Technology Studies, Sociology of Organizations.

Nagaraju Gundimeda, Ph.D. (Hyderabad) – Sociology of Education, Information Technology and Society.

Pushpesh Kumar, Ph.D.(Jamia, Delhi) – Gender and Sexuality, Shifts in Marriage, Family and Kinship, Globalization and Social/Cultural Changes, Theory and Pedagogy, Body and Culture, Ethnography

Tanweer Fazal, Ph.D. (JNU) – Sociology of Nationalism & Minority Studies, Historical Sociology, Peace and Conflict Studies, Sociology of Wars, Violence and Reconciliation

Lam Khan Piang, Ph.D. (JNU) -Ethnicity, Identity, nation and nationalism, tribal studies, border studies, health system research, and Quantitative Techniques

Associate Professors

V. Janardhan, Ph.D (Hyderabad) – Sociology of Industrial Relations; Corporate Business and Societies.

Satyapriya Rout, Ph.D. (ISEC, Bangalore) – Sociology of Environment, Natural Resource Management and Development.

Anurekha Chari Wagh(Pune) – Sociology of Gender, Development studies, Agrarian studies, Citizenship lights and Teaching and Pedagogy

Assistant Professors

Neredimalli Annavaram,(MPHIL, JNU) –  Indian Sociology, The Disciplinary Histories of Social Sciences, Sociology of Development, Sociology of Religion, Sociology of Disability

Hoineihing Sitlhou, Ph.D (JNU) – North East India, Religion and Culture, Post-Colonial Studies, Sociology of Culture

C. Naga Lakshmi, Ph.D. (University of Hyderabad)– Sociology of Work and Organizations, Sociology of Science and Technology

R. Thirunavakkarasu, Ph.D. (JNU)– Ethnicity and Nationalism,  Social Movements, Caste and Colonialism

Asima Jena, Ph.D.(University of Hyderabad)- Sexuality Studies, Sociology of Health, Sociology of Gender