Dr. Ajay Kumar

Research Project: 
Dalit asmitavadi etihas lekhan: vaklpik adhinsath smajshastr ki talash me (ek smikshatmk mulyakn)
Duration of Fellowship: 
अगस्त 2017 to जुलाई 2019

Dr. Ajay Kumar did his M.A and M. Phil. in Sociology from the University of Lucknow (Lucknow). He did his Ph.D. on Contemporary Dalit Movement in Uttar Pradesh form the Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University Lucknow (Lucknow). He was also awarded a Post-Doctoral Fellowship by ICSSR on Changing Politics and Priorities of Dalit Leadreship in  Uttar Pradesh. His area of specialization is the sociology of social movements, the making of Dalit and backward classes movements and socio-cultural politics of Dalit literature. He is a keen observer of as well as deeply engaged in the Dalit student movements and political mobilization of marginal communities in Uttar Pradesh. Some of his research papers are published in Dalit Asmita, IIDS Journal, Bhartiya Samjashstra Sameeksha, Indian Sociological Society Journal and Indian Journal of Dalit and Tribal Studies