The Department of Sociology, one of the oldest Post-Graduate Departments of Kumaun University, has been providing teaching at under graduate and post graduate levels since 1974 and research programmes since 1977. The Department of Sociology has been doing pioneering work in the field of teaching, research and extension activities meant for knowledge generation, knowledge sharing and knowledge dissemination. Major thrust areas of research are rural and urban sociology, gender studies, contemporary social problems, socio- economic and cultural changes among tribes and weaker sections of the society with special reference to Uttarakhand. Senior faculty members of the department are conducting major research projects on various contemporary issues, providing consultancy services to public and private sectors. The Department has been conducting seminars, workshops and refresher courses on contemporary issues. Special lectures by eminent scholars have also been organized from time to time. Few activities carried out during current session are as under:-
The vision of the department is to impart students with the theoretical and substantive knowledge in order to make them grasp the nuances of social reality and participate as future academicians and sociologists.
The adopted tagline of the department is D3 : DEVELOPMENT with DIGNITY and DEDICATION.
Name : Dr. Jyoti Joshi
Phone : 9837465590
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof. Jyoti Joshi has been serving as the Head of the Department of Sociology, D S B Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital since Oct 2018. She did her Masters in Sociology from the Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan with first position in the order of merit for which University Gold Medal was bestowed upon her. In the year 1993, she was awarded the doctoral degree from Kumaun University for her work on the Status of Tribal Women in Kumaun. She has made valuable research publications in reputed National and International journals. Folk studies have been her main area of research interest and writings. Of late, her research interest has diversified into the areas of Gender and Sexuality. Her teaching areas include Sociological Thought, Research Methodology and Sociology of Gender. She has been supervising research for over a decade.
Besides, she has served in various Administrative Boards and Committees such as DSW Board, Proctorial Board and Admission and Examination Committees.
Course Offered : BA and MA Courses in Semester System Mode and Ph.D. Programme.
|1||Dr. Jyoti Joshi||Head of Department||Gender and Tribal Studiesemail@example.com||9837465590||View Profile|
|2||Dr. Indu Pathak||Professor||Gender, Weaker Section & Gerontological Studiesfirstname.lastname@example.org||9411198714||View Profile|
|3||Dr. D. S. Bisht||Professor||Rural Sociologyemail@example.com||9411198824||View Profile|
|4||Dr. Bhagwan S. Bisht||Professor||Studies on Tribes and Backward Communitiesfirstname.lastname@example.org||9411159928||View Profile|
|5||Dr. Archana Srivastava||Professor||Sociological Theories, Many Contemprory Social Problememail@example.com||9412516289||View Profile|
|6||Dr. Priyanka Neeraj Ruwali||Associate Professor||Sociological Theories, Many Contemprory Social Problemfirstname.lastname@example.org||9410501990||View Profile|