Faculty & Areas of Research
Dr. R. Thahiya Afzal
Associate Dean, VISH
Specialization Areas: Indian writing in English, Food Studies, ELT, ICT
Dr. Rasheda Parveen
Specialization Areas: English in India, Cultural Studies, History of Ideas
Dr. Tannistha Dasgupta
Specialization Areas: Language Assessment, Second Language Acquisition, Task-based Language Teaching
Dr. Pragya Sen Gupta
Specialization Areas: Translation Studies, Discourse Analysis, Comparative Literature
Mr. Carlin Pouamou
Specialization Areas: Foreign Languages- French & Spanish
Dr. Sudesh Manger
Specialization Areas: Translation Studies, English Literature, History of Nepal, Nepali Literature and Indian Writing in English
Dr. Rakhi N.K
Specialization Areas: Language Technology, Syntax, Corpus Linguistics, NLP, Cognitive Science
Mr. Chandan Vishwas
Specialization Areas: French Language & Literature, Francophone Literature & Culture, Canadian French Literature & Culture, Linguistics, Translation Studies
Dr. Raghavi R K
Specialization Areas: Health Humanities, Graphic Medicine, Comics Studies, Literature and Medicine, and Visual Studies
Dr. Deepjoy Katuwal
Literature and Socio-cultural Identities in South Asia, Studies in Eastern Himalayan Literature, Culture and Languages, Postcolonial Literary and Cultural Studies, Indian English Literature, South Asian Language and Literary Studies
Dr. Arenkala Kichu
Specialization Areas: English Language Teaching (ELT), English for Specific Purposes (ESP), Second Language Acquisition (SLA), Curriculum & Syllabus Design
Dr. Renuprasad Hemkiran Patki
Specialization Areas: Didactics of German as a Foreign Language, Contemporary German Poetry, German Love Poetry, Modern German Literature, German into Marathi Literary Translations
Ms. Kanaka Himabindu Pottumuthu
Specialization Areas: Socio-Cultural Anthropology, Urban Studies, Sustainable & Smart Cities, Ethnography and Medical Anthropology.
Dr. Tania Chakravarty
Specialization Areas: Social History of Modern India, Economic History of Modern India, Urban History of Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century India, History of Constitutional Reforms in Early Twentieth Century India, Environmental History of Modern India
Dr. Priyanka Ghosh
Specialization Areas: Political Ecology, Biodiversity Conservation, Protected Area Management, Human-animal Conflicts, Human-Environment Interactions in the Global South
Specialization Areas: Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics, Phonetics, Second Language Acquisition and Sociolinguistics
Specialization Areas: Religion in Contemporary American Fiction, Contemporary Gothic Studies, Women’s Literature, Feminist Theory, Contemporary American Literature
Specialization Areas: British Literature till the 19th century, Postcolonial Literature, Indian Writing in English, Literary Theory and Literary Criticism.
Dr. Anindita Shome
Specialization Areas: Migration and Diaspora Literature; South Asian Diaspora; Indian Diaspora Literary and Cultural Studies; Youth Studies; Transnational Literary and Cultural Studies.
Dr. Shubhra Ghoshal
Specialization Areas: Performative arts,European Drama,Indian Writing in English,Indian Theatre,Literary Theories
Dr. Dheeraj Kumar
Specialization Areas: Swiss-French Literature, French Language & Literature, Translation Studies, French Culture, French Writings on India & Indian Writings in French
Dr. Suresh Jagannadham
Specialization Areas: Contemporary / Modern Hindi Literature, Tribal Discourse of Hindi Literature, Documentation of Tribal Oral Traditions, Arts, Language, Literature and Philosophy of Tribes, Socio,Cultural identity of De-notified, Nomadic and Semi -Nomadic Tribes in India.
Dr. Mahi S Tharavathu
Specialization Areas: Immigrant Narratives and Contemporary Irish Studies, Global South Studies, Dalit Literature, Ecological Humanities, Mapping the ‘Gothic’ and the ‘Sacred’ in Space Discourses .
Dr. Devarati Roy Chowdhury
Specialization Areas: Food insecurity, livelihood analysis,Gender and Politics,Political Ecology and Political Ethnography,Landscape Governance,Election and Voting Studies
Ms. Neelima Adapa
Specialization Areas: Phonetics, English Language Teaching, Black Literature, Language variation, Innovations in ELT.
Dr. Sanjit Chakraborty
Specialization Areas: Philosophy of Science, AI and Morality, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Ethics
Dr. Arpana Venu
Specialization Areas: Intra-Asian Travel Writing, Translation Studies, Bhasha Literatures, Queer Studies and Film Studies.
Dr. Anupama A.P
Specialization Areas: Film Studies, Spectatorship Studies, Semiotics, Space studies and Psychoanalysis.
Dr. Nusrat Begum
Specialization Areas: Linguistic Landscaping, Research Writing, Language and Gender, Communication Skills, Advertising Language.
Dr. Kankan Das
Specialization Areas: Language acquisition, Reading research- typical and atypical, Curriculum and materials development, Language testing and assessment, Language and Cognition, Teacher training and development
Dr. Ann Mary George
Specialization Areas: Film Studies, Malayalam Cinema, Star Studies, Visual Culture, Popular Culture, Ecofeminism
Dr. Amar Wayal
Specialization Areas: North American Native Studies, First Nations Cultural Politics, American Indian Rhetoric, Comparative Literature, and Critical Discourse Analysis
Dr. Aby Abraham
Specialization Areas: Cultural Studies, Visual Culture, Photography, Popular Culture, Literary Criticism.
Dr. Ilakkiya L
Specialization Areas: counselling Psychology, gender studies, health psychology and social psychology.
Dr. Naveen Kumar Cherupelly
Specialization Areas: Science Technology & Society Studies, Agrarian Studies, Information Communication And Technologies – Agricultural Extension, Sociology and Tourism
Dr. Karishma Bisht
Specialization Areas: Psychoanalysis, Indian Aesthetics, World Literature, Literary Theory, Disability Studies.
Dr. Joseph Alugula
Specialization Areas: Political Theory, International Relations (Indo-Israel Relations), Public Policy, Ageing, Social Security
Dr. Rafael Gonzalez Macho
Specialization Areas: Spanish Language, Latin Language and Literature, Medieval Latin, Diachronic and Diatopic Linguistics
Dr. Chandini Stephens
Specialization Areas: Teaching English Language Skills, Improving slow learners through tutorial classes, TESOL -Teaching English For The Speakers of Other languages.( I have done TESOL Certificate Course), Teaching Functional Grammar.
Ms. Aswathy M
Specialization Areas: Psychologist, counselling & psychotherapy, positive psychology, character strengths and virtues, research