Sociologists from Kerala

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The state of Kerala has produced many internationally renowned sociologists. Some of them are :

  1. Prof A .Aiyyappan (Well known Social Anthropologist)
  2. Prof T.K Oommen (Well known sociologist, former president of Indian Sociological Society and International Sociological Association, Professor Emeritus in Sociology, JNU,New Delhi)
  3. Prof P K B Nayar( Well known sociologist and former president of the Kerala Sociological Society and Indian Sociological Society, Emeritus Professor, Unversity of Kerala)
  4. Prof Jacob John Kattakayam ( president of the Indian Sociological Society(2009-2011) and president of the Kerala Sociological Society, Emeritus Professor, University of Kerala)
  5. Prof Susan Visvanathan( Professor and Chairperson of the CSSS/JNU(2009-11),JNU, New Delhi)
  6. Prof Manu Bhaskar(Rtd Professor in Sociology, University of Kerala)
  7. Prof L Tharabai (Rtd Professor and HOD, Sociology, Madurai Kamaraj University,TN)
  8. Prof T K N Unnithan (Rtd Professor in Sociology, University of Rajasthan)
  9. Prof M Francis Abraham (Taught sociology in the USA, now settled in Kerala)
  10. Dr. Janaki Abraham (Reader in Sociology, University of Delhi)
  11. Dr. Joni C. Joseph (The Zamorin's Guruvayoorappan College, Kozhikode [Rtd])
  12. Dr. Vijayan K. Pillai (Professor, School of Social Work, University of Texas at Arlignton)