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 Organisations.

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, Globalisation and Social/Cultural Changes, Theory and Pedagogy, Body and Culture, Ethnography

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.

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

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