Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof Premchand Varma Dommaraju


Assistant Professor
Sociology
School of Social Sciences
College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences

Email: PREMCHAND@NTU.EDU.SG
Phone: (+65)65921520
Office: HSS-05-39

Education
  • PhD (Sociology) Arizona State University 2008
  • MA (Sociology) University of Wyoming 2005
  • BEng(Comp Sc)(Hons) University of Madras 1999
Biography
Premchand Dommaraju joined the Division of Sociology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, NTU in September 2010. Prior to that he was a post-doctoral fellow at the Asia Research Institute (ARI), National University of Singapore and was affiliated with the Changing Family in Asia Cluster. He received his Ph.D in Sociology from Arizona State University, USA.
Research Interests
Research areas: Social demography; Families and households; Marriage and divorce; Ageing and gerontology; Livability in cities.
Geographical focus: South Asia; Singapore and Southeast Asia; Central Asia.
Research Grant
  • MND- Land and Liveability National Innovation Challenge (L2 NIC) (2014-2017) [by Ministry of National Development (MND)]
Current Projects
  • Immigration and the Changing Patterns of Family Formation among Singapore Indians
  • Impact of rock blasting on nearby structures
  • Old Age in South India: Demographic, Health and Social Aspects of Ageing
  • Social Survey of Noise and Vibration
  • Social, economic and political change and family patterns in Reformasi Indonesia
Selected Publications

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