Associate Professor
Department of Sociology

Loyola College, Chennai

Dr. Lazar Savarimuthu is an Associate Professor at Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Loyola College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He is also the Associate Director of C.K. Prahalad Centre for Emerging India. He holds a doctoral degree in Sociology. His research interests have focused on Rural Development, Social Consciousness, conflicts, Social movements and cultural studies. He has published three books and a number of articles in journals. His recent article on ‘Land Acquisition and Public Resistance’ has been published in ‘Economic Reforms and Inclusive Growth’ (2013).

He is currently functioning as the Founder-Director of Loyola Centre for Ecology and Justice in Sri Lanka. He is on deputation from India, helping the Sri Lankan Jesuit Province in this apostolic venture.