Pushpesh Kumar

Prof Pushpesh Kumar

Visiting Professor

Pushpesh Kumar did his MA and M.Phil. from CSSS/SSS, JNU, Delhi, and his PhD from the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi and Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He teaches Sociology at the University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad. He received the young sociologist award from the Indian Sociological Society, Delhi in 2007. He has been a visiting fellow at the department of Anthropology, London School of Economics and political Sciences in 2009 under the British Academy Fellowship. He was also invited as visiting Fellow at CSSS/JNU in 2014, and at the Delhi School of Economics (Sociology) in 2018. He serves as a member on the international advisory board of the Community Development Journal published from the Oxford University Press, London and Ireland, and is also on the Editorial Board of the Sociological Bulletin, Sage, Delhi. His areas of specialization include gender, sexuality, kinship and family, body and society and digital sociology, and globalization. His current work includes digital popular cultures and gender issues.

Research Areas 

Gender, Pluralism and Social Inclusion, Livelihoods, Employment and Well-being, Public Policies, Programs and Schemes