Department Of Sociology
The Department of Sociology, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur was established in the year 1958. It had a modest beginning with only two teachers Mr. R.P.S. Gaur and Dr. Indra Dev. Prof. S.P. Nagendra joined the department as a Reader and Head in 1963. Under his visionary stewardship, the department gradually developed and earned good reputation for teaching and research in Sociology. Prof. Nagendra guided the destiny of the department, till appointed Vice-Chancellor of Lucknow University. Then, Prof. D.P. Saxena took over as Head and continued in the position for about four years before his retirement. After his superannuation, Professor G.B. Sahai, Prof. P.S. Pandey, Prof. K.K. Mishra, Prof. Sheobahal Singh, Professor V.K. Srivastava, Prof. Kirti Pandey, Prof. Ram Prakash and Prof. Manvendra Pratap Singh headed the department successively. The department at present is busy pursuing academic activities under the dynamic leadership of Prof. Sangeeta Pandey.