Dr. Sanil M.Neelakandan
Dr. Sanil M. Neelakandan teaches at department of Law, SRM University, Sonepat, Haryana. Previously, he taught Sociology at School of Liberal Studies, Ambedkar University, Delhi. He was a Visiting Faculty at School of Business, Public Policy and Social Entrepreneurship, Ambedkar University, Delhi and also at National Institute of Fashion Technology, (NIFT) Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh. He taught courses such as Sociological Theories, Social Theories, Science, Technology and Society, Business Ethics, Sociology of Environment and Design at the post graduate and graduate level. Currently, he is teaching sociological theories, research methodology, sociology of law, human rights for the graduate/postgraduate/Ph.D students. He holds Ph.D in Sociology from the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. His PhD thesis explores the National Knowledge Commission discourse and its embedded nature within the global/national knowledge-praxeologies.
He earned his M.Phil in Sociology from Centre for the Study of Social Systems,Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. His M.Phil dissertation analyses pioneering French sociologist, Pierre Bourdieu s theoretical explorations within the larger debates on sociology of knowledge. He qualified National Eligibility Test in Sociology in the year 2006. He has also done Masters in Sociology from Central University of Hyderabad. Apart from these degrees he has Masters in Tourism Studies, Central University of Pondicherry, Masters in English Literature from University of Calicut , Bachelor in Education in English from University of Calicut. He has international/national publications in Professor Claudio Rodriguez Fer s book A Cabeleira(Poema en 60 idiomas,Spain), Capital & Class journal (Sage Publishers, UK), Journal of Social Inclusion (Griffith University, Australia), The Little Magazine(Editor:Antara Dev Sen,Delhi), Frontier Weekly (Kolkata), Social Change and Development journal(Omeo Kumar Das Institute of Social Change and Development, Assam). He has also contributed chapters on gender studies and sociology for Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi. He is the recipient of Kerala Sahitya Academy s Endowment (1998) for the pioneering essay entitled “Problems of Narration in Post-Modern Malayalam Short stories”. He has also contributed to leading Malayalam publications such as Pachakuthira,Mathrubhoomi Weekly,Madhyamam weekly, Chandrika weekly, Mathrubhoomi news paper, Malayala Manorama news paper and so on. His area(s) of interests are Social theories, Sociology of Law, Sociology of Education, Science and Technology Studies, Gender studies, Media studies, Knowledge, Design, Deveopment studies and so on.