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The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences has a dedicated team of faculty who have extensive experience in teaching and research. They are from a diverse field of Humanities and Social Sciences, motivated towards interdisciplinary research and teaching.
 
Position: Associate Professor
Ph.D.:  Osmania University, India.
Area of Research: Comparative Literature, English Language and Literature, 
Minority Literature
Email:  prasuna@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in
 
Position: Associate Professor & Head of the Department
Ph.D.:  University of Illinois, USA.
Area of Research: Disability Studies, Cultural Studies
Email:  shilpaa.anand@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in
 
Position: Assistant Professor
Ph.D.:  Osmania University, India.
Area of Research: Indian Philosophy and Poetry in English, Spiritual Science 
Email:  aruna@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in 
   
Position: Assistant Professor
Ph.D.:  English and Foreign Languages University, India.
Area of Research: Indian Fiction in English, Postcolonial Literature 
Email:  mayavinai@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in 
 
Position: Assistant Professor
Ph.D.: University of Hyderabad, India.
Area of Research: English as a second language (ESL) teacher development, Technology integration, Critical pedagogy
Email: santosh@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in
 
Position: Assistant Professor 
Ph.D.: Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
Area of Research: Disaster Studies, Science Technology Studies
Email: biswanath@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in
 
Position: Assistant Professor
Ph.D.: University of Hyderabad, India.
Area of Research: Urban Sociology
Email: suchi[AT]hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in
 
Position: Assistant Professor
Ph.D.: ISEC Bangalore, India
Area of Research: Political ecology, Decentralization, Public Administration
Email: lavanya@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in
 
Position: Assistant Professor
Ph.D.: University of Groningen, the Netherlands.
Area of Research: Cognitive- Behavioural Neuroscience, psycho-linguistics, General Linguistics
Email: pranesh@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in 
 
Position: Assistant Professor
Ph.D.: English and Foreign Languages University, India.
Area of Research: Madhyamaka Philosophy, Hermeneutics
Email: jayesh@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in
 
Position: Assistant Professor
Ph.D.: Trent University. Canada.
Area of Research: Cultural Studies, Criminology, Crime and Horror Fiction
Email: anhitipatnaik@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in
 
Position: Assistant Professor
Ph.D.: Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
Area of Research: Indian cinema, cinema and print culture, film as popular culture, early cinema, new media labour
Email: spandan@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in
 Name: Dr. Harsh Mittal
Position: Assistant Professor
Ph.D.: Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad.
Area of Research: Public Policy, Urban Studies, Politics of Sustainability.
Email: harshm@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in
 
Position: Visiting Professor
Ph.D.: Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
Area of Research: Postcolonial Literature, Indian Literature in English (IWE), Modern Indian Literature in Translation (MILT), Translation, Multilingualism, Educational Television
Email: tvk@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in
 Name: Mr. Tony Sebastian
Position: Visiting Faculty
Area of Research: Comparative Literature, Literary and Narrative Theories, Gender and Queer Theory, Masculinity Studies, Queer Politics and Subcultures, Cultural Studies, Environmental Humanities, 1930s-50's Malayalam Literature 
Email: tony.sebastian@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in

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