Dr. Kiran Bhairannavar
MA(JNU), MPhil (JNU), PhD (National University of Singapore)
Sexualities; Queer geographies; Alcohol; Urban Social and Cultural Geography; Energy; Qualitative Research Methodology
Dr. Bhairannavar is a social and cultural geographer. Having returned from Singapore after receiving PhD from NUS, he has been involved in mentoring students for the international stage. His research specialization is Sexuality and Queer Geographies. Besides, he is focusing on to develop his interest in fields of Food and Alcohol Geographies for the next five years. During his time in the department he has contributed to teaching, research and mentoring, and curriculum development, especially in areas which are new in Indian geography like Sexualities, Transgender Studies, Urban Methodologies, Alcohol and Energy Geographies. As an educator he is dedicated to sensitise students and the society at large, and help critical thinking on issues that rule the contemporary times.