D P Saxena (Author)
Dr. Dhirendra Prakash Saxena (b. 1934) has had a brilliant academic career. After passing M.A. (Economics) in Ist Division also M.A. Sociology in Ist Division with Ist Rank in the Universtiy, he obtained LL.B. and Ph.D. degrees. A seasoned and experienced teacher and research guide, Dr. Saxena's professional career spans over three decades. His subjects of specialisation are Sociological Theory, Sociology of Rural Emigration, Sociology of Deviance, Social Research and Sociology of Development. He participated in about 50 National and State level seminars, workshops and conferences and the two World Congresses. He was invited to deliver lectures and as a special invitee at various places in the country. He has published two Research papers in International Journals and about thirty-five Research Papers in the National journals. He is the author of Rururban Migration in India. Currently he is serving as Professor and Head, Sociology Department, and Dean, Students Welfare, Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur (U.P.) India.