Dr Irfanullah Farooqi
Dr Irfanullah Farooqi is currently working as an Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology. Prior to joining SAU, he worked at Department of Sociology, Aligarh Muslim University and Jamia Millia Islamia. As a result of his M Phil on Faiz Ahmad Faiz and PhD on Muhammad Iqbal (both from Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University), he has developed keen interest in the meeting point of sociology, literature, and history. Currently he finds himself inclined towards Islam and Muslims in South Asia, Urdu Studies, South Asian Social Thought, Sociology of Literature, and Sociology of Education. As of now he is interested in university-nation interface, academic freedom, secular-religious exchange, media-culture dynamics, and questions related to identity.
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