PROGRAMME FACULTY

Our faculty comprises of academics with deep social commitment and a flair for public action. Faculty members are accomplished and diverse coming from a variety of educational backgrounds and possessing wide range of professional experiences. They are scholars, consummate educators, mentors and trainers involved also in researches. Faculty are actively engaged in teaching, practice and research in various fields and are committed to cross-disciplinary efforts within the Centre to instil a positive identity among students hailing from marginalized communities in Kerala Instead of ‘Departments’ CREST has ‘Resource Groups’ which will encompass broad areas of academic concerns impinging on the objectives of the organization Each group has a combination of different, but related subject specializations. The Centre has five resource groups covering Information Technology, Languages & Communication. Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences. and Entrepreneurship Development.

  • Prof.D.D.Nampoothiri, Executive Director, CREST, : Undertook his post-graduate and research studies in Sociology at the University of Rajasthan, University of Delhi and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Formerly, Professor & Head of the P.G. Dept. of Sociology at Zamorin’s Guruvayoorappan College, Calicut, he has been the Programme Coordinator of Centre of Excellence, IIMK, ever since its inception in 2002. Presently, he is a member of the Indian Consortium of Erasmus Mundus External Cooperation Window 15 of Swedish South Asian Network (SASNET). Also, he is a member of the Advisory Committee of ICSSR-SRC, Hyderabad as well as a member of the University of Calicut Advisory Committee for the UGC Academic Staff College Programmes. He has presented several papers in Seminars in India and abroad. He has also published books and articles on themes related to social transformation in India.
    Mob: +91 9447057281
    Email: ddnampoothiri@gmail.com

  • Vinod Krishnan T.Y, Associate Programme Coordinator, : Holds Masters Degree in Anthropology from the University of Mysore. He undertook research studies at University of Delhi and Roskilde University, Denmark. He has been an ASIA Fellow attached to the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
    Mob: +91 9447009970
    Email : vinodkrishnan@vsnl.com

  • Ashley Paul Associate Programme Coordinator holds an MPhil degree in language and modern literature from Calicut University. He has specialized in English teaching from Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, Hyderabad.
    Email:ashleypaul24@gmail.com
    Mob:9495670122
  • Mr. Anoop Jayaprakash Course Coordiantor holds an M.com degree in commerce and has a teaching experience of 5 Years as Assistant Professor in Finance.
    Email: anoop.jaya@gmail.com
    Mob: +91 9526893408 .
  • Ranjith V holds M. Tech. in Software Systems from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani. He has specialized in Networks and Networked Systems. He is an associate member in Institution of Engineers, India
    Mob: +91 9846555616
    Email: ranjiclt@gmail.com
  • Ms. Sucharitha Hota Post graduate in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Science, Bombay. She is a consultant in the field of qualitative social research and was involved in projects for UNICEF, World Bank, Overseas Development Agency and Government of India. Ms. Hota has wide ranging interest in areas like maternal and child health, rural rehabilitation, education and gender. She is a faculty in Social Work at St. Joseph’s College, Devagiri, Kozhikode.
    Tel: 9446586389
    E-mail: hotasuchirita@hotmail.com
  • Mr. A.R Vinod is an HR trainer based in Calicut. He is a Zonal trainer of Junior Chamber International. He has been providing Human Resource training for academic institutions and corporate organizations in Kerala. He has conducted Leadership camps for several organizations and he is a member of several voluntary organizations in Calicut city.
    Mob: 098470 02822
    Email: vincrown@yahoo.com
  • Dr. V. Kesavan: Completed his Ph.D. in Economics from Kurukshethra University and has specialized in Economics, Statistics and Econometrics. He retired from the Department of Economics, Malabar Christian College. At present he teaches quantitative methods, operations research statistics and mathematical economics in several institutions in Calicut. He has been contributing to and designing several training programmes in various institutions and mentoring a large number of students appearing for various competitive examinations.
    Tel: 8921657573
    E mail: kesjan@sancharnet.in
  • Mr.Premanathan: Has been an expert Mathematics teacher for the past 40 years. Highly knowledgeable in the area of specialization Mr.Premanathan has guided many to reach heights of success.
    Mob:9387746047
  • Ms.Swarnalatha K: M.A. in English. She retired from government service as Chief Tutor, District Centre for English, Government Teachers’ Training Institute, Calicut. She has completed ELT Courses from Regional Institution of English, Bangalore and Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, Hyderabad. She is a committed and innovative teacher-facilitator and has been contributing to several training programmes for English teachers in the state.
    Tel:0495 2372179 (Res),
    Mob: 9447747179
  • Prof. Radha S. Nair: Completed M.A.English from Presidency College, Chennai and Diploma in English Language from CIEFL, Hyderabad. Formerly Head of the Department of English, Providence College, Calicut, Prof Radha Nair’s special areas of interest are phonetics and spoken English. She has been a dedicated academic counselor/mentor for generations of English language students.
    Tel: 0495 2369613,
    Mob:9447218105
  • Dr. Anitha Ramesh:. Retired as Associate Professor in the P.G. Department of English, Zamorin’s Guruvayurappan College, Calicut. She is a teacher with 30 years’ experience and has completed her Ph D from Calicut University. Her dissertation is a critical appreciation of the literary works of Doris Lessing, Nobel Laureate. She has presented papers in several National Seminars/Workshops. She has scripted plays for school children, has organized cultural/theatre events and she is deeply interested in reading, music and creative writing.
    Ph: 0495- 2383331 (R),
    E mail:anithark2005@yahoo.co.in
  • Ms. C Jyothi. A post graduate in English and Economics, Ms Jyothi has several years’ teaching experience in the University of Technology, Papua New Guinea, Australia, dealing with students hailing from disadvantaged communities. Presently she is a visiting faculty of the Department of Commerce and Management, University of Calicut.
    Ph No 0495-3047466. Mob 9895346857
    Email: jyothichannazhi@gmail.com
  • Ms.Vineetha.S.Gabriel A post Graduate in English literature(M.A Literature) with 30 years of teaching experience as Asst.Professor in the Department Of English ,Malabar Christian College, Calicut.
    Email:vineegabriel@gmail.com
  • Mr.Vinod Kaliath, holds Graduation in English and diploma in teaching of English. He is the English faculty of TIME, (Calicut) and various IELTS teaching centres in Calicut.
  • Ms.Usha PM holds MCA & MBA and has teaching /programming experience of ten years. She is an Associate Professor at SNES Institute of Management Studies And Research, affiliated to University of Calicut
  • Ms.Sandhya Varma From a school teacher to entrepreneur, Sandhya Varma has been engaging students and individuals from different walks of life to achieve her goals of making a difference in learning and helping individuals identify and strengthen their hidden talents . Being an online tutor, a college lecturer, a placement trainer & a corporate mentor, a writer & columnist are some of the stepping stones in her journey.
    Ph No: +91 9946498632 Email: sandhya@learningarena.xyz
  • Mr. P. Muralidharan. Trained in naval engineering (four year course in electronics) (1966-70).Has also done Short specialisation training at the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, Bharat Electronics, Bangalore; and Graseby Instruments, United Kingdom under naval nomination.A person with Good exposure to Indian, US, European and Japanese management styles including Six Sigma, Kaizen, etc.
    Ph No:9400559903
    Email: paleri7@yahoo.com
  • Ms. Thangam.A holds a masters degree in English(MA English) and an M.Phil(Eng) from Annamalai University.Had worked as a teacher for Higher Secondary students and later in the Department of English, St. Joseph's College, Devagiri, from 2006 to 2014. She is also Director, Finance, of Alakapuri Hotels Private Limited.
    Ph No:9447123455
  • Guest Faculties

  • Mr.Anil Menon. Genearl Manager (Training) SB Global has worked in sales and marketing functions of companies in India and abroad for over 23 years and turned his focus to training – an area he is passionate about. He has done training programmes for many well established organizations in and out of India including IIT, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, NITs etc.
  • Mr.Balachandran Gopinath Certification Commissioner and International Training Fellow for JCI University, U.S.A Is a highly effective H.R.D. Consultant and international trainer with over 21 years of experience. He held senior positions in Marketing in Multinational Corporations for over 14 years. He has conducted over 4000 programs all around the world for clients of all ranges.
  • Prof. M N Karassery is a Professor of Malayalam at the University of Calicut, Kerala, India. He is a prolific writer and well known orator. Moreover, he is a human rights activist who deeply believes in Secular Democracy.
  • Dr. Rajeevan Karal is an accomplished and highly experienced teacher, teacher trainer and content developer, with over forty years experience in teaching English at all levels. A major part of his career was spent at the Central institute of English and Foreign Languages (CIEFL), Hyderabad, India (later renamed as EFL University, Hyderabad).
  • Ramesh Chandran has more than twenty years of corporate experience covering a variety of functions across the three continents of US, Europe and Asia. He was formerly General Manager, AEGON Asset Management (AAM), based in The Hague in The Netherlands. Currently he is settled in Coimbatore and is working in the area of Social Entrepreneurship.
  • Mr .Arun P T was in the Indian Postal Service and cofounder of DOOR Centre for Civil Services in Chennai. At present he works in the Trivandrum Campus of Pala Civil service Institute training students on cracking the Civil Service Exam.
  • Ms.Remya Roshni was in the Indian Police Service (IPS), Manipur Cadre. She is a postgraduate in Sociology from the University of Mysore. She along with Mr. Arun P T established DOOR Centre for Civil Services. At present she works in the Trivandrum Campus of Pala Civil service Institute training the students who prepare for their Civil Service exams.
  • Ms Suma Aswini Kumar an external consultant in training department with UST Global, a Multi National Company in Technopark, Trivandrum. An expert in taking assessments of fresher’s joining the MNC.
  • In addition to these, experts from reputed institutions from India and abroad are invited to provide sessions and to conduct workshops