Associate professor of Sociology and Asian Studies in the Department of Liberal Studies, Kettering University, Flint, Michigan, US
Badrinath Rao is an Associate Professor of Sociology and Asian Studies in the Department of Liberal Studies at Kettering University in Flint, Michigan in the United States. He is also a licensed attorney. In the fall, 2018-19 term, Prof. Rao was the Kosciusko Foundation Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Artes Liberales at the University of Warsaw, Poland.. Prof. Rao obtained his JD from Wayne State University School of Law, Detroit. He earned his PhD in Sociology from the University of Alberta, Canada. Rao’s expertise is in South Asian politics, culture, and society. He also works in the areas of sociology of law and sociology of religion. He lectured and presented papers in several countries including Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Russia, Hungary.