Ms. Sunitha Mathew

Designation: Assistant Professor & HoD
Qualification: M.A., NET, B.Ed.
Phone: +91-9447716195

Assistant Professor in English with 12+ years of experience teaching courses in both graduate and postgraduate levels. I am a passionate educator and researcher dedicated to the study and promotion of the English language, literature, and communication. Mentoring students and guiding them on their academic and personal journeys is a vital aspect of my role. Taking on various roles, such as Director of Tagore Forum, Staff Secretary, PTA Secretary, NCC Caretaker, Women Cell Coordinator, President of the Internal Complaint Committee, and Convener of SC/ST Cell, and coordinator of multiple clubs and Associations has allowed me to showcase my dedication and adaptability. My area of interest includes Women Studies, Postcolonial studies, Linguistics and Cultural Studies.

MA English- Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam – 2006 
BA English – Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam – 2002
Guest Lecturer (FIP Substitute) in English at Baselius College, Kottayam July 1, 2010 – June 30, 2011 (1 year) 
Assistant Professor in English at St. Joseph’s College, Moolamattom July 1, 2011 – Present (12 years and ongoing) 

Articles in Journal

Sunitha Mathew. “The Mirage of Progress Depriving Life in Sarah Joseph’s Gift in Green” published in Josephine Researcher, volume 3, March 2020. ISBN 978-93-87709-33-1. 
Sunitha Mathew. “Establishing Identity: Space, Gender and Patriarchy in Anita Nair’s Ladies Coupe, published in Josephine Researcher, Volume 4, March 2021. ISBN 978-93-87709-58-4.
Presented a paper on “Ethnic Identity and Displaced Cultural Traits in Moushumi Kandali’s ‘The Crossroads of Mukindon’” in two-day National conference on Paradigms of Ethics in Ethnic Literature held on 30th Sept and 1st Oct 2022 by the Dept. of English, St. Joseph’s College, Moolamattom 
Presented a paper titled “The Nature- Culture Dichotomy in Gift in Green by Sarah Joseph” in the two-day National Seminar on ‘Eco-Future: A Voice for Nature’ organized by the department of English, Govt. College, Kattappana on 17th and 18th December 2019.
Attended Faculty Development program on Research and Publication Ethics on 14 & 15 June 2023 by GITAM School of Humanities and Social Sciences 2022-23 
Presented a paper on “Ethnic Identity and Displaced Cultural Traits in Moushumi Kandali’s ‘The Crossroads of Mukindon’” in two-day National conference on Paradigms of Ethics in Ethnic Literature held on 30th Sept and 1st Oct 2022 by the Dept. of English, St. Joseph’s College, Moolamattom 2021-22 
Two weeks’ international workshop on ‘Research Methodolgy, Academic Writing and Publishing organized by Research forum and IQAC of Sir Syed College, Taliparamba from 15th to 26th February, 2022. 
One week FDP on ‘The Art of Framing Questions- Applying Bloom’s Taxonomy’ organized under UGC STRIDE, MG University Kottayam in association with IQAC, Sree Sankara College, Kalady from 7th to 12th June 2021 
Attended online Lecture series on “Research Methodology and Academic Writing” organized by Sree Sankara College, Kalady from 16th June 2021 to 8th July 2021 2020-2021 
Successfully completed one week FDP on “User Friendly Tools for Online Teaching and Assessment” jointly organized by Department of Computer Science and IQAC, Prajyoti Nikethan College, Pudukad from 10th July 2020 to 16th July 2020. 
Successfully completed UGC (Paramarsh) FDP on “ICT in Teaching and Evaluation” organized by MSP Mandal’s Shri. Shivaji College, Parbhani from 13th -18th July 2020. 
Completed FDP on “Online Education in Higher Education Institutions” conducted by Faculty Development Centre of Kerala State Higher Education Council, (KSHEC) Thiruvananthapuram on 3rd to 7th August 2020. 
Attended the National Level Short term course (FDP) in E-Content Development, organized by the IQAC, MSM College, Kayamkulam in collaboration with the UGC Human Resource Centre, University of Kerala , Thiruvananthapuram from 24/09/2020 to 30/09/2020.
Participated in the Webinar on “Discourse on Post Theory” organized by the Department of English, MES College, Marampally, Aluva on June 10, 2020 
Participated in Online National Workshop on GENDER- BASED VIOLENCE AND PREVENTION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT AT WORKPLACE, on 13 – 14 August 2020 organised by Internal Complaints Committee of Army Institute of Education, Greater NOIDA. 
Attended the webinar on Gender Equality and Women’s Rights: A Legal Perspective organized by women Cell, St. Stephen’s college, Uzhavoor on August 25, 2020 
Webinar on ‘Developing the Transferable Skills in English Language Classroom’ organized by DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH in association with IQAC on 9th September 2020 
National webinar on ‘UGC Guidelines for Career Advancement of College Teachers’ organized by IQAC St. Peter’s College, Kolenchery on September 13, 2020 
Webinar on “Activity based Teaching Learning-Effective Lesson planning with various Activities” conducted by Literary Club, KIT-IIC on September 19, 2020. 
National Webinar on ‘PHONEMIC INTERACTIONS IN MULTILINGUALS’ organized by the Department of English, St. Dominic’s College, Kanjirapally, Kottayam on 19/10/2020.
Webinar on ‘Nature based Solutions: For Climate Change and Disasters’, a UN Environment programme, Geneva on 20th October 2020 9. Attended a Webinar on Post-Pandemic Opportunities organized by Mysore Royal Academy (MYRA) School of Business, in November 2020 2019-2020  Participated in the National Workshop on ‘Academic Publishing in English Language and Literature’ organized by the Department of English and Foreign Languages, Cochin University of Science and Technology from 25th to 26th July 2019. 
Participated in the one day Workshop on Master Mentor Training Programme of Walk with a Scholar Programme organized by the New Initiatives in Higher Education, Directorate of Collegiate Education, Govt. of Kerala on 4th September 2019 at St. Teresa College for Women’s Kochi. 
Participated in the one-day Workshop on Project Preparation organized by the Dept. of English, St. Joseph’s College, Moolamattom on 25th November 2019. 
Participated in the two-day National Seminar on “Eco-Future: A Voice for Nature” organized by the Department of English, Govt. College Kattappana on 17th and 18th December 2019. 
Successfully completed Online Course in “Work Smarter, Not Harder: Time Management for Personal and Professional Productivity” authorized by the University of California, Irvine offered through Coursera. (May 2, 2020). Attended the One-day Workshop on “Basic Introduction to Moodle” on May 5, 2020, organized by IQAC Marian College, Kuttikkanam.
Participated in the Webinar on “Rebuilding Kerala: Re-envisioning Landscape Management” organized by IQAC, St. Thomas College, Kozhanchery on May 12, 2020.
Attended the National Webinar ‘Homosapiens vs Covid 19: The Moral neutrality of Nature’ organized by the Library, St. Aloysius College, Edathua on 20th May 2020.
Successfully completed an Online Course in “Grammar and Punctuation” authorized by University of California, offered through Coursera on May 20, 2020.
Participated in National Webinar on “Research Methodology” Jointly organized by SVD. Government Degree College, Nidadavole, A.P. and Khandesh Chapter of English Language Teacher’s Association of India on 21st May 2020.
Participated in the Webinar “An Introduction to Twentieth Century and Early Twenty First Century Literary Criticism and Theory” organized by the Postgraduate Department of English, Cochin College on 28th May 2020.

Awarded with Rev. Dr. Gilson John CMI Silver Jubilee Best Publication award 2021 for the best publication among the faculty of St. Joseph’s college.

Name : Ms. Sunitha Mathew
Qualification : M.A., NET, B.Ed.
Designation : Assistant Professor & HoD