Sociology

Department of Sociology

Introduction

The Department was established in the year 1980 as the University was established to promote sociological studies in this region. At present the department has four faculty members (1 Professor, 1 Associate Professor and 2 Assistant Professors).

The department has produced 46 Ph. D’s and at present 17 Research scholars are working for their Ph.D. degrees. 19 M. Phil’s and over 600 students have got their P.G. degree from the department. Most of the alumni of this department are working in various Universities, Colleges, Research Institutes and NGOs. The department was fortunate to have special lectures from eminent sociologists and social scientists like Prof G. N. Ramu, Prof. A. R Desai, Prof. M. N Srinivas, Prof. T.K. Oomman, Prof. Dhanagare, Prof. Asghar Ali Engineer, Prof. Ratna Naidu, Prof. C. Rajagopalan, Prof. Uttam Bhoite and Prof. N. Jayaram, Prof. A.E. Puneet, Prof. Anuradha Bhoite, Prof. Sathyanarayana, Prof. Jogdand, and Prof R Indira.

Vision

Transform individuals and serve society by educating, creating and putting socially relevant knowledge to work on large scale encompassing entire society.

Mission

To create a brilliant future for the students, faculty and all stakeholders with socially just, equal and inclusive environment and contribute to the modern knowledge society by:

  • World class teaching, scholarship and service with emphasis on excellence and quality.
  • By upgrading syllabus and curriculum emphasizing on social policy and planning.
  • Introducing new courses to encourage social entrepreneurship and overall development.
  • To create efficient Human Resource for Social Development, Social Planning and Policies.

List of Chairpersons/coordinators

Sl. No.

Chairperson

Year

1

Dr G K Karanth

1981-1989

2

Prof. Mohammed Peer

1989-1994

3

Dr Antony P Pallaty

1994-1996

4

Prof. Jogan Shankar

1996-1999

5

Prof. Mohammed Peer

1999-2001

6

Prof. Jogan Shankar

2001-2003

7

Prof. Mohammed Peer

2003-2005

8

Prof. Gurulingaiah M

2005-2007

9

Prof. Jogan Shankar

2007-2009

10

Dr Anitha Ravishankar

2009-2010

11

Prof. Jogan Shankar

2010-2015

12

Prof. Vinay Rajath D

2015 -

Contact us

Name & Address

The Chairman

Department of Post-Graduate Studies and Research in Sociology

Mangalore University

Mangalagangotri – 574 199.

Email: mangaloreunisoc@rediffmail.com; sociology@mangaloreuniversity.ac.in

Phone: +91 – 824 – 2287374 (O)