Rakesh M Krishnan

Assistant Professor, Sociology, GSHS, HYD

rkrishna4@gitam.edu | | | |

Rakesh M Krishnan earned his doctorate from the Department of Sociology, University of Hyderabad. Before joining GITAM, he lectured in Sociology and Economics at Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts (Pune), National Law School of India University (Bengaluru), FLAME University (Pune), and M. G. College (Thiruvananthapuram). In the past, as a research associate, he assisted in the production of books and journals for Sage, Routledge, and Oxford University Presses.

Research Publications
  • A ‘Southern’ Perspective: Historical Sociology and Sociology in India, The American Sociologist (2022) Vol 53(2): 240-264. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12108-021-09513-0
  • Tax Raj: Koyas, Migration, and Adivasi Frontiers in Central Provinces, The Indian Economic and Social History Review (2021) Vol 58(4): 533-559. https://doi.org/10.1177/00194646211041161
  • Long March of Migrant Laborers in India: Cities and Moral Outrage for the COVID-19 City Dispatches in City & Society (2020) Vol 32(3). https://doi.org/10.1111/ciso.12351
  • Deconstructing Tribal Geographies in Central India in the Special Section on Sociology from India in Global Dialogue (2022) Vol 12(1): 42-43. https://globaldialogue.isa-sociology.org/articles/deconstructing-tribal-geographies-in-central-india
  • Grievances on Rights and Entitlements of Local Communities: The Making and Unmaking of Maoist Movement in Maoist Insurgency in India: Unaddressed Grievances and Overlooked Issues edited by Anshuman Behera for Routledge, India (2024), pp.156-175. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003461975-10
  • History of Sociology
  • Historical Sociology
  • Socio-Political Utopias
  • Colonialism
  • Tribal India
Rakesh M Krishnan