Master's Programme in Public Policy
- BA in Economics, Political Science, and Sociology, St. Joseph’s College, (1970)
- MA in Sociology, Bangalore University (1972)
- PhD in Sociology from the Department of Sociology, Bangalore University, (1976)
Narayana Jayaram was Former Director of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore from 2006 to 2008. He teaches Research Methodology for the Master’s Programme in Public Policy at NLSIU. He has taught Sociology in various capacities at Bangalore University (1972–99) and Goa University (1999–2003), and Research Methodology at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (2003–15). He was Director of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore (2006–08), and Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla (2012–13). He was also Visiting Research Mentor at Christ University, Bengaluru (2016-19) and Visiting Professor of Indian Studies at The University of the West Indies (St Augustine), Trinidad and Tobago.
He is a trustee of the Sameeksha Trust which publishes Economic and Political Weekly. He is the recipient of the Dr Paduru Gururaja Bhat Annual Award (2012) and ET Now Education Leadership Award (2013).