Sudershan Pasapuleti

Dr. Sudershan Pasupuleti currently serves as professor and chair of Social Work Department at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Prior to this assignment, Dr. Pasupuleti served as undergraduate program director and professor at the University of Toledo. He has nearly two and half decades of experience in teaching, research, practice, and consulting in working with large systems such as groups, communities and organizations. He directed UT Office of Service Learning and Community Engagement and the Development Action & Research Center in India. He extensively taught courses on human behavior, organizational theory, research and macro systems at undergraduate and graduate levels in social work, human resource management and computer science disciplines in the United States and in India.

Dr. Pasupuleti has published 35 peer-reviewed articles and made 55 professional presentations at national and international conferences. Dr. Pasupuleti serves as editor for International Journal of Social Perspectives, member of editorial board of International Journal of Social Science Research. He also served as member of the editorial board of Journal of Community Practice and as special editor for its special edition on service learning (2009-12). He was also special editor for the Journal of Social Development Issues (2012-13). He is a member of NTL Institute of Applied Behavioral Science, Alexandria (VA).

Dr Pasapuleti currently serves as professor and chair of Social Work Department at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley