Select Page

Naveen Bharathi’s research interests are at the intersection of political sociology and political economy of identity in India. Specifically, his research explores the relationship between ethnic diversity and development, most broadly conceived. He has written about issues ranging from the relationship between ethnic diversity and public goods provisioning to spatial segregation in contemporary urban India. His research has been covered by many media publications and journals. Prior to his career in research, Naveen has worked as an architect and planner in many distinguished architectural and planning firms in India.

Research Interest:

Political Sociology, Urban Sociology


Fractal urbanism: City size and residential segregation in India | ScienceDirect

Diversity Deficit and Scale-Flip | The Journal of Development Studies

Residential segregation and public services in urban India

View Naveen’s website to learn more about his work and research here.