Dr. Indira Ramarao

Grant Category: Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Lecturer
Field of Specialization: Sociology/Gender Studies
Name: Dr. Indira Ramarao
Official Address and Designation: Professor of Sociology
Director, International Center
Department of Sociology
University of Mysore
Mysore 570 006
Telephone (O): 91-821-2419566
E-mail: indiraramarao@rediffmail.com
Duration of Grant: Four months
Lecture Topics:

Gender, Development and Sustainability: Concepts and Practices from India
  • Development as Economic growth vs. Development Sustainability
  • Understanding India's Efforts through a Gender Lens
  • Mainstreaming Gender Agenda into Development Agenda: Assessment of India's Performance in Key Development Sectors
  • Coping with the Twin Burden of Social Inequality and Gender Inequality
  • Search for Sustainable Development Alternatives: India's Efforts

Academic Background :
Ph.D. Sociology University of Mysore, Mysore 1982
M.A. Sociology University of Mysore, Mysore 1972
B.A. Sociology & Political Science University of Mysore, Mysore 1970

Professional Background :
Professor University of Mysore, Mysore 1994-till date
Director, International Center University of Mysore, Mysore 2004-till date
Reader University of Mysore, Mysore 1984-1994
Lecturer University of Mysore, Mysore 1972-1984
Dr. Indira Ramarao