Faculty - TERI University


Venkataraman L N
Assistant Professor,
Department of Policy Studies

Dr. L N Venkataraman is an academic with wide range of experience in research, teaching and consultancy works in Development Studies. His publications can be seen in high impact refereed journals like the Development in Practice; Indian Journal of Human Development; Economic and Political Weekly among others.

He is closely associating with various academic leaders and actively delivering lectures and project presentations both in India and other countries. He is also an active member in various Academic Associations like the Human Development and Capabilities Association among others.

He has a DPhil degree from the Universitat Bielefeld in Germany and Post-Doctorate from the University of the Free State in South Africa.




Educational Qualifications
  •  Post Doctoral in Development Studies, Centre for Research on Higher Education and Development, University of the Free State, South Africa, 2015

  •  Ph D in Development Studies, Research School Education and Capabalities, Universitat Bielefeld, Germany, 2013

Selected Publications
 Capitals and Capabilities: Social reproduction of inequalities in Sripuram
Venkataraman, L N
Lopez-Fogues, Aurora and Firdevs Melis Cin (Ed), Youth, Gender and the Capabilities Approach to Development: Rethinking Opportunities and Agency from a Human Development Perspective, Routledge, New York. (pp. 92-107),

 New Education Policy and the continuing contentions in India .
Venkataraman, L N,
Economic and Political Weekly,,

 Social sciences in India: Premises and promises of capability approach
Venkataraman, L N
Indian Journal of Human Development, Vol. 10, No. 1, (pp. 1-11),

 Social construction of capabilities and intersectional complexities in a Tamil village
Venkataraman, L N
Development in Practice, Vol. 25, No. 8, (pp. 1170-1181),

 Caste and the mainstream narratives
Venkataraman, L N
Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XLIX, No. 6, (pp. 76-77).,


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