Welcome to MIDS - A National Institute for Social Science Research
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

List of Faculty Members | ICSSR National Fellows

 

Prof. K. L. Krishna
Chairperson
 

Areas of Research: Econometrics - (Methodology and Applications); Industrial Economics; Economics of Productivity; Regional Inequality & Empirics of Trade. 

 

Prof. Shashanka Bhide
Director

Areas of Research: Development Issues covering Agriculture, Infrastructure Development, Rural Housing, Poverty Dynamics and Macroeconomic modelling.

 

D Jayaraj
Professor
 

Areas of Research: Agricultural marketing; rural labour market; poverty studies and gender studies.
 

 

A R Venkatachalapathy
Professor
 

Areas of Research: Social history; cultural history and intellectual history.
 

 

Ananta Kumar Giri
Professor
 

Areas of Research: Social movements and social transformation; social theory, criticism and creativity.
 

 

Ajit Menon
Professor
 

Areas of Research: The political economy of natural resource use and environmental policy; decentralization and state-civil society dynamics; environmental history and agrarian transformation.

 

L Venkatachalam
Professor
 

Areas of Research: Environmental economics; ecological economics, behavioural economics and institutional economics.

 

S Anandhi
Associate Professor
 

Areas of Research: Gender; caste and identity politics.
 

 

K Sivasubramaniyan
Associate Professor
 

Areas of Research: Agriculture; water management; irrigation; irrigation institutions; rural development; village studies; coastal environment management; pollution problems.

 

Kripa Ananth Pur
Associate Professor
 

Areas of Research: Civil society and governance; local institutions; local governance; farmers’ movements; and women’s political participation in local governance.

 

C Lakshmanan
Associate Professor
 

Areas of Research: Political theory and culture; political economy; Dravidian politics; subordinated social groups / movements; governance and film studies.

 

M Vijayabaskar
Associate Professor
 

Areas of Research:  Industrial organisation; labour markets and their articulation with technological change and product market dynamics.

 

Karen Coelho
Assistant Professor
 

Areas of Research: Urban anthropology, state reforms and urban water management.