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M G Chandrakanth
Director
Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, Ciriacy-Wantrup Fellow, University of California, Berkeley, Erasmus Mundus and DAAD visiting professor, Gent University and Humboldt University
Area of Specialisation:  Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, Water resource economics, Groundwater economics and institutions, Externality in groundwater irrigation, Costing groundwater irrigation, Groundwater markets, Impact of watershed programs, Economic contribution of agricultural research, Valuation of medicinal plants, Role of Sacred groves / Temple forests in forest protection, Payment for Ecosystem Services.

Email: director@isec.ac.in              Google Scholar

 

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D Rajasekhar

Professor, CDD

Ph.D. in Economics from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 1994.

Area of Specialisation: Decentralisation; Poverty Reduction; Development through and Interface among Local Organisations; Micro Finance; Social Security for Unorganised Workers and Child Labour.

Email: raja@isec.ac.in                    Google Scholar

Meenakshi  Rajeev

Professor, CESP

Ph.D. Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

Area of Specialisation: Banking and credit related issues; Issues relating to Development Economics (game theoretic modeling); Industrial Economics;
Labour Relations.

Email: meenakshi@isec.ac.in

S  Madheswaran

Professor,  CESP

Ph.D. in Econometrics, Department of Econometrics,
University of Madras (1996)

Area of Specialisation: Economics of Labour; Economics of Education;
Environmental Economics; Applied Econometrics

Email: madhes@isec.ac.in

Supriya RoyChowdhury

Professor,  CPIGD

Ph.D., Department of Politics, Princeton University, 1992

Area of Specialisation: Globalization and labour; urban poverty; social movements; comparative development

Email: supriya@isec.ac.in

Parmod  Kumar

Professor, ADRTC

Ph.D. in Economics from Centre for the Studies of Regional Development,
JNU, New Delhi, 1997.

Area of Specialisation: Agriculture and Allied Activities; Agro Processing; Rural Development

Email: pkumar@isec.ac.in                   Google Scholar

Manohar Yadav

Professor, CSSCD

Ph.D. in Anthropology from Karnataka University, Dharwad, 1989

Area of Specialisation: Caste; Untouchabality; Dalit and Development related studies.

Email: yadav@isec.ac.in

Sunil Nautiyal

Professor, CEENR

Ph.D. in Botany (Ecology), G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development,  H.N.B. Garhwal University, Srinagar – Garhwal

Area of Specialisation: Natural resource management and conservation; Production system analysis; Protected Area Management;  Ecological Modeling;  GIS and Remote Sensing in landscape analysis; Climate Change and Socio-Ecological Development

Email: sunil@isec.ac.in                      Google Scholar

Kala Seetharam Sridhar

Professor, CRUA

Ph.D. in Public Policy & Management, The Ohio State University, 1998

Area of Specialisation:  Regional disparities, Urban poverty, Land use regulations

Email: kala@isec.ac.in                        Google Scholar

N Sivanna

Professor, CPIGD

Ph.D. in Development Studies, Institute for Social and Economic Change through Mysore University, 1989

Area of Specialisation: Decentralisation; Rural and Urban Governance;
Development Administration; and Bureaucracy and Development.

Email: sivanna@isec.ac.in

K Gayithri

Professor, CESP

Ph.D. in Public Finance: University of Mysore (Through ISEC) 1990

Area of Specialisation: Public Economics: Expenditure Planning and Management: Fiscal Policy analysis, Program Performance Budgeting’ and Measurement of Performance; Industrial Economics: Industrial Policy, Industrial Subsidies and Tax concessions

Email: gayithri@isec.ac.in

C M Lakshmana

Professor, PRC

Ph.D.  Bangalore University, 1998

Area of Specialisation: Population and Environmental Issues; Population
Geography; Environmental Health; Gender and Developmental Issues

Email: lakshmana@isec.ac.in                 Google Scholar

Krishna Raj

Professor, CESP

Ph.D. in Economics (Environmental Economics), University of Mysore,
Mysore, 2005

Area of Specialisation: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics; Natural Resource Conservation and Management: Forest and Water; Urban Water Supply and Management (Bangalore City); Ecotourism in Protected Areas (Economic Valuation of biodiversity); TRIPs, Biodiversity Conservation and Traditional Environmental Knowledge; Deforestation and Climate Change

Email: krishnaraj@isec.ac.in                        Google Scholar

M Devendra Babu

Professor, CDD

Ph.D. in Economics, Bangalore University

Area of Specialisation: Rural Decentralisation; Rural Development
and Public Economics

Email: devendra@isec.ac.in

Anand Inbanathan

Associate Professor, CSSCD

Ph.D. in Sociology, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 1986

Area of Specialisation: Decentralization and politics, civil society and democracy; Occupation and health, quality of life; Migration and adaptation

Email: anand@isec.ac.in

T S Syamala  

Associate Professor, PRC

Ph.D. in Population Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, 1994

Area of Specialisation: Population and Health, Women and child Health

Email: syamala@isec.ac.in                       Google Scholar

I Maruthi,

Associate Professor, ADRTC

Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Poona, 1994

Area of Specialisation: Rural Sociology

Email: maruthi@isec.ac.in      

Ramappa K B
Associate Professor, ADRTC
Ph.D.
in Agribusiness Management from UAS, Dharwad
Area of Specialisation: Agricultural Marketing, Rural Development, Agribusiness, Supply Chain Management, Food retailing.
Email: ramappa@isec.ac.in                      Google Scholar

S Manasi

Associate Professor, CRUA

Ph.D. Department of Economics, Mysore University, 2002

Area of Specialisation: Urban Governance; Urban Ecology; Natural Resources Management and Conservation; Water Resources Management; Waste Management

Email:  manasi@isec.ac.in

V Anil Kumar

Associate Professor, CPIGD

Ph.D. University of Delhi

Area of Specialisation:  Policy Processes; Social, Political Theory; Federalism, Devolution; Agrarian Change; Urban and Rural Governance; Development Studies

Email: anilkumar@isec.ac.in                      Google Scholar

B P Vani

Assistant Professor, CESP

M.Sc. (Statistics), Bangalore University.

Area of Specialisation: Poverty and Income Distribution

Email: vani@isec.ac.in

Lekha Subaiya

Assistant Professor, PRC

Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park

Area of Specialisation: Demography and Stratification

Email: Lekha@isec.ac.in

M Lingaraju

Assistant Professor, CHRD

Ph.D. in Development Studies, Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Mysore, 2004

Area of Specialisation: Migration and Urbanization Studies; Population, Health and Health related Studies

Email:  lingaraju@isec.ac.in

Marchang Reimeingam
Assistant Professor, CSSCD
Ph.D.
in Economics, CSRD, JNU, New Delhi
Area of Specialisation: Labour, migration, education, economy and development
Email: reimeingam@isec.ac.in
Sobin George
Assistant Professor, CSSCD
Ph.D.
Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru
University, New Delhi
Area of Specialisation: Work and Health; Sociology of Health; Marginalities and Development; Caste in the Modern Urban Spheres; Changing Labour Relations and Social Organisation; The Middle Class

Email: sobin@isec.ac.in                        Google Scholar
A V Manjunatha
Assistant Professor, ADRTC
Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, Justus Liebig University, Germany
Area of Specialisation: Agricultural water management- water markets, pricing, valuation, pollution; Natural Resource Management - valuation, efficiency, equity, sustainability; Agricultural markets - value chain analysis, transaction costs; Impact analysis of developmental programmes and technology adoption; Energy and climate change in Agriculture -valuation, management

Email: manjunath@isec.ac.in                Google Scholar
Malini Laxminarayan Tantri
Assistant Professor, CESP
Ph. D in Economics, Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC),  through Mysore University
Area of Specialisation: Trade and development: Trade policy and trade facilitation; India China studies; Special Economic Zones; Agricultural trade

Email: malini@isec.ac.in                         Google Scholar
 
M Balasubramanian
Assistant Professor, CEENR
Ph.D
in Environmental Economics from Madurai Kamaraj University
Area of Specialisation:
Green Accounting, Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, Climate Change, Solid Waste Management, Environmental Policy, Sustainable Development and Sustainability, Urban Ecology

Email:
balasubramanian@isec.ac.in
Indrajit Bairagya
Assistant Professor, CHRD
Ph.D. in Economics (2012), Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore, India.
Area of Specialisation: Informal sector and informal employment, Economics of education, Social cost-benefit analysis
Email: indrajit@isec.ac.in                   Google Scholar
Channamma Kambara
Assistant Professor, CRUA
Ph.D.  (2011), Kannada University, Hampi
Area of Specialisation: Informal Economy, Gender Studies and Development Studies

Email: chanamma@isec.ac.in
 

Faculty on Extra Ordinary Leave (EOL)

K S James (on EOL, Professor in Population at CSRD, School of Social Sciences (SSS),  JNU, New Delhi from 16th May 2016)

Professor, PRC

Ph.D. in Population Studies Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, and Jawaharlal  Nehru University, New Delhi. 1995

Area of Specialisation: Formal Demography, Population and Development, Ageing Issues, Mortality and Health

Email: james@isec.ac.in                     Google Scholar

 

 

 

 
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