Experience

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

TEACHING (14 Years) / RESEARCH (19 Years)

April 2016---Present
(Direct) Professor and Head
Department of Criminology
Raksha Shakti University,

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

July 2012---March 2016
Sr. Assistant Professor (Stage III)
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University,

Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India

July 2007--- June 2012
Senior Lecturer (Stage II)
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University

Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India


November 2009 – April 2010
Commonwealth Fellow
Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, School of Law
University of Leeds, UK

July 2003---June 2007
Lecturer (Stage I)

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University,

Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India

November 2002--- April 2003 and June 2003
Contract Lecturer in Criminology and Police Science
Directorate of Distance and Continuing Education
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University,

Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India

 

EDUCATION

  • Ph. D. Criminology, University of Madras, 2003. UGC Junior Research Fellowship.
    Thesis Title: Crimes of Communal Violence and Victimization in Coimbatore City:  A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analysis.

Research Supervisor and Mentor: Prof. K. Chockalingam

Mentor and External Dissertation Reader

  Prof. Keith D. Harries

  • PG Diploma Geographic Information Systems Management, University of Madras, 2000.

  • M.A. Criminology, University of Madras, 1996.

  • B.Sc.  Bio-Chemistry, PSG College of Arts and Science, Bharathiar University, 1994.