Prof. D. RavinderPrincipal
Prof. D. Ravinder joined the Osmania University in the year 1990 as Assistant Professor, became Associate Professor in 1999 and Professor in 2007. Presently, the Principalof the University College of Arts & Social Sciences, Osmania University. Earlier he worked as a Principal of the PG College, Secunderabad and also holding Deputy Coordinator in the Centre for Advanced Studies-II. His area of specialization is Indian Political Process, Democratic Decentralization and Government and Politics of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. He has published fifteen articles in National and International Journals like Economic and Political Weekly,
Social Change (Published by Sage International International Publication), ISDA, IJPS and IJPA etc. He has participated and presented around thirty research papers in National / International seminars / Conferences. He has submitted three minor research projects, one is financed by UGC another two supported by PRIA and CWS (National NGOs) in the areas of Democratic Decentralization. He has been associated in conducting National / International seminars. He has been supervising M.Phil., Ph.D., research scholars within and outside the Department.
He has been associated with various civil
societal organizations in the state and collected the information from grass-roots in turn published around thirty one articles in the vernacular press. He has been participating in live discussions in electronic media on contemporary socio-political issues. He contributed few lessons for UG / PC students of Dr.BRAOU and SDLCE of Kakatiya University. He is also resource person for Academic Staff College, OU, NIRD and NGO's. Earlier he held the position of Head in the Department of Political Science at OUCW. He is life member of All India Political Science Association.
Presently he is working on two projects:
1. Backward Class Movements in Andhra Pradesh and
2. Hegemonic Politics in A.P.
Field of Specialization :
Indian Political Process, Public Policy, Panchayati Raj and Rural Development
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Prof. D. Ravinder Principal