Prakash C. Sarangi
Prakash C. Sarangi is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Hyderabad. He worked at the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi as a Senior Academic Consultant during 2012-14. He was the Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Director of International Affairs at the University of Hyderabad during 2009-10. He holds an MA from Delhi University and a Ph.D. from the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY (USA). He has been teaching since 1975 and became a Professor in 1998. He was on the faculty of Utkal University, Bhubaneswar and was an Academic Fellow at the American Studies Research Centre, Hyderabad before joining the University of Hyderabad in 1987. Prof. Sarangi’s academic interests revolve around Democratic Theory and Practice. His current research is on India’s Political Economy and its impact on democratic politics and institutions.