Mr. Rahul Sonpimple is Assistant Professor in the School of Liberal Arts & Human Sciences at Auro University. His areas of teaching include Sociology of Education, Research Methodology, and Economic Sociology. His research interests include social movements, leadership, social inclusion, and sociology of caste.
He has an M.Phil. in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University and a Master’ Degree in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. He was awarded the UGC NET JRF Scholarship in Sociology in 2014.
Prior to joining Auro University, he has worked with Institute of Rural Management Anand, Gujarat as Academic Associate and with Tata Institute of Social Sciences as Research Assistant.
Mr. Sonpimple has a number of academic research pieces in reputed national and international publications such as Economic and Political Weekly, Contemporary Voice of Dalit-Sage Journals, etc. He has also authored opinion pieces in international publications like Huffington Post, Al-Jazeera, The Print and NDTV.