Pushpesh Kumar

Pushpesh Kumar teaches sociology at the University of Hyderabad. He edited Sexuality, Abjection and Queer Existence in Contemporary India (Routledge, 2022) and co-edited a forthcoming special volume on Queer and Trans Community Building in post-NALSA and post-377 India for the Community Development Journal (OUP). He was a British Academy Visiting Fellow at the Department of Anthropology, LSE, London in 2009. As a pro-feminist thinker, he has contributed to a special volume on Men and Feminism in India (Economic and Political Weekly, 2015). He is co-editing Sociology of Gender: Contemporary Perspectives. He was a recipient of M.N. Sreenivas Memorial Prize for young sociologists in 2007.

Year: 2019