G. S. Ghurye

Govind Sadashiv Ghurye (12 December 1893 – 28 December 1983) was a pioneering Indian academic who was a professor of sociology.[3] In 1924, he became the second person to head the Department of Sociology at the University of Bombay.[4] And, is widely regarded as the founder of Indian Sociology & Sociology in India.

G. S. Ghurye.
Born(1893-12-12)12 December 1893
Malvan, Bombay Presidency, British India
Died28 December 1983(1983-12-28) (aged 90)[1]
Bombay, Maharashtra, India[2]
CitizenshipIndian (formerly British subject
Alma materUniversity of Cambridge
Spouse(s)Sajubai Ghurye.
Scientific career
FieldsSociology, Anthropology
InstitutionsUniversity of Bombay
Doctoral advisorW. H. R. Rivers & A. C. Haddon.
InfluencesW. H. R. Rivers.