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.
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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.
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