Sociology

The Department of Sociology is one of the latest departments of the University, which was introduced in the academic year 2014-15. It currently offers an M.A. program in the discipline. This Department is functioning under the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, which is the oldest and the founding School of the University. The M.A. program offered by the Department is of two years duration, divided into four semesters, and based on the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS).

Vision

is to promote a culture of critical, innovative, and cutting edge research of fundamental social phenomenon, with a special impetus on an interdisciplinary approach.

Mission

to negotiate and interrogate the multifaceted spaces and trajectories of impending societal issues, such as social stratification, social movements, conflict, modernization, globalization, environment and climate change.

Objectives :

  • To encourage an interdisciplinary approach towards a holistic understanding of social phenomena.
  • To promote and encourage a culture of intensive and cutting edge social scientific research and analysis of fundamental social issues.
  • To seek to ensure the proficiency of students in the basic knowledge of the discipline of sociology and its allied disciplines and in the analytical methods employed in them, through an emphasis on understanding, and learning through doing.
  • To promote a continued engagement with the emerging societal issues at the micro and macro levels, linking the global with the local, the objective with the subjective, fact with value, and the quantitaive with the qualitative.

Faculty of the Sociology

Dr.Jitender Prasad
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M.A,M.Phil,Ph.D (JNU)
Specialization : Social Movements,Tribal and Dalit Studies,Social Development,Sociological theory,Village and Panchayati Raj Studies
Experience : 34
Email ID : jitenderprasad@cuh.ac.in
Contact No. : 09896224421
Dr. Asheesh Kumar
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M.A., M.Phil, PhD in Sociology (JNU), UGC-NET/JRF, UGC- Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan Fellow
Specialization : Sociological Theories, Globalization, Political Sociology, Political Economy of Information, Surveillance Studies
Experience : 2
Email ID : asheesh@cuh.ac.in
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Dr. Reema Gill
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : MA, M.Phil, PhD (JNU)
Specialization : Medical Sociology, Population Studies, Health and Society, Developmental Sociology, Migration Studies, Family and Kinship
Experience : 2
Email ID : reemagill@cuh.ac.in
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T.Longkoi Khiamniungan
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : MA (Nagaland University), M. Phil (JNU), PhD (pursuing from JNU).
Specialization : Political Sociology, Social Stratification and inequality, Development disparity, ethnicity and pluralism
Experience : 2
Email ID : longkoi2009@gmail.com
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