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Dr Murali Krishna Mallepaku

Assistant Professor , Hyderabad campus

Azim Premji School of Education

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Political Science, Public Administration, Osmania University,
Master of Arts in English with specialisation in English Language Education, Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages (CIEFL now EFLU),
M.Phil. in English, CIEFL,
PhD. in English, University of Hyderabad

Murali Krishna Mallepaku is Assistant Professor with the Azim Premji School of Education, and currently Convener, SC, ST and Equal Opportunity Cell, TISS Hyderabad. Murali Krishna got academic qualifications in Social Sciences, English Language Education, Literature and Interdisciplinary Studies. He teaches courses in the stream of Education for Bachelors, Masters and Research students. 

Murali Krishna developed English Language Cell that offers customized non-credited short term and full term modular courses to nurture academic English competence and to provide regular mentoring for students joining social science stream with diverse regional, social and educational experiences. He is currently coordinator of English Language Cell that caters to everyday academic English needs of Bachelors, Masters and Research students in TISS Hyderabad.

Before joining TISS, Murali Krishna taught courses for Bachelors and Masters' students in the areas of English Language, Literature and Cultural Studies at Delhi University and Ambedkar University, Delhi (AUD). He was an ICSSR-CSDS insitutional doctoral fellow at Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi, from 2005-2010.

Murali Krishna works towards building responsive systems to deliver social justice through dialogue for enriching academic experiences and diversity in the arena of higher education.

Core areas of research include Studies in Autobiography; Social Marginalities; Transformative Pedagogies; Subjectivity; Education for Social Change; Innovations in Teaching and Assessment; English for Social Science Education.

M. Murali Krishna. 'Pedagogic Practice and the Violence Against Dalits in Schooling’ in Christine Sleeter et al. (Eds) 2012. School Education, Pluralism and Marginality. Hyderabad: Orient Blackswan.

Murali Krishna completed social studies textbook revision project with AP SCERT and assessment projects on enrolment and dropout trends in school education in backward regions of Telangana.

In the area of Cultural Studies, a project titled, 'Compilation of Theoretical Debates on Caste and Gender in Telugu' was completed in collaboration with faculty from Cultural Studies, EFLU, Hyderabad. The project was funded by the Research Council, TISS, Mumbai.

  • Courses Taught in the M.Phil. Programme:

    Evolution of Indian Education System

  • Courses Taught in the M.A. Education Programme:

    History of Education (Core Course)
    Understanding Language (Core Course)
    Teaching of English (Elective Course)
    Education, Nation-State and Globalization (CBCS Course)
    Understanding the Field of Education (Core Course)
    Caste, Tribe and Education (Elective Course)

  • Courses Taught in the BA Programme:

    Understanding Education
    English Language

  • Modern Indian Language-Telugu

Email: murali.krishna[at]tiss[dot]edu




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