Mary Matha Arts & Science College

Mananthavady, Wayanad, Kerala

Re-accredited by NAAC with B++ Grade, CGPA 2.85 (III Cycle)

  • Dr Shaju PP, Associate Professor, did MCJ (Master of Communication and Journalism) at the University of Calicut and qualified NET/JRF (UGC). 
  • Had worked with The Indian Communicator (Kochi), The United News of India (Thiruvananthapuram) and The New Indian Express (Thiruvananthapuram) before joining the college in 1998. 
  • Was awarded PhD by the University of Calicut for his thesis on An Exploratory Study of Portrayal and Negotiation of Culture in Malayalam Television Serials.
  • Was formerly the Course Director of the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, Kannur University (2010-2012) on deputation. 
  • During this tenure, he was instrumental in establishing a post graduate department and launching a PG programme in Mass Communication and Journalism (MCJ). 
  • Has completed one research project awarded by the UGC, published sixteen textbooks for the under-graduate students of journalism, three publications in books, two articles in journals and seven paper presentations at national conferences.
  • Serves/d a member of the Academic Council, faculty of communication, board of studies, doctoral committee in the Kannur University and the University of Calicut. 
  • Was the NSS programme officer of the college (2003-06). 
  • Presently he is the coordinator of Walk With a Scholar programme at the college. 
  • Serves also as the Coordinator of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Study centre at the College.
  • Is also an academic expert of the Wayanad Press Academy and a member of the Platform for Media and Communication Studies, New Delhi.
  • Chairman of the Board of Studies of Journalism (combined).
  • Was a former member of the PG Board of Studies in Management of Kerala University
  • Presently member of UG Board of studies in Journalism in  University of Calicut, and Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • PhD guide in Mass Communication and Journalism, Kannur University 
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