Dr. Santhosh Mathew

Assistant Professor

UMISARC – Centre for South Asian Studies

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Santhosh Mathew did B.A.in Political Science with a silver medal from the University of Kannur; did his Masters,M.phil,Ph.D in International Relations&Politics from MahatmaGandhi University,Kottayam with Junior Research Fellowship(UGC).Prior to join Pondicherry University he was Assistant Professor in the department of Political science Payyanur college,Govt Brennen college Thalassery,Govt EKNM College Kasaragod,School of Distance Education,Kannur University.He is the author of the book’WTO,Agricultural subsidies and the media’(2012),The ICT&Social change(2015).He has presented research papers in national and international conferences,delivered invited lectures and has research papers published in reputed journals. His teaching and research interests include Contemporary international relations, comparative politics, political economy,Mass communication&media studies ,international organisations,south Asia, foreign policy and human rights. He has also an additional Masters in Mass communication and journalism with UGC-JRF.He has also guided numerous M.A and M.Phil projects and dissertations. He is a member of many academic associations and has served as member of various academic advisory committees including the senate of the Kannur and Mahatma Gandhi Universities.He is a reciepant of the Best teacher award from the Pondicherry university in four consecutive years.


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Notable Publications

(2020) Santhosh Mathew,”an explorative study on gender inequality and women empowerment through various indicators in India”, University news,(a weekly journal of higher education, association of Indian Universities),page no:33-40,VOL.58 No.03.january20-26,2020.ISSN 0566-2257.

(2019) Santhosh Mathew&Prasad MV,”South Asia in the context of climate change issue”, world focus (peer reviewed /referred research journal),page no:71-75 VOL.XXXX No.11.November,2019.ISSN 2230-8458.U.S.Library of congress no:80910345.

(2020) Santhosh Mathew,” Understanding the Impacts of Worldwide COVID-19 Outbreak on Different Aspects of Lives”, ISARMSS: Volume: 09 Issue: 04 April 2020, page no: 25-28, ISSN: 22278-6236, Impact Factor: 7.065, http://garph.co.uk/IJARMSS-vol9-no4.html (UGC Care list journal).

(2017) “India’s energy trade scenario in the middle east: challenges and the way ahead” Dr.vipin&jipson paul (ed.) Development Dialogue: a panoramic view of India, (scholar publications, Assam: Page no110-121)ISBN:978-81-934353-1-1.

Santhosh Mathew, “A review of 2016 assembly elections in Puducherry” Social science in perspective, (quarterly journal of c. Achutha menon study center and libarary,Thiruvananthapuram:page no;352-357,December 2016).ISSN 0975-5497.

Awards & Achievements​

Conferred the award of the outstanding scientist in the field of International Relations from Centre for advanced research, Venus international foundation (ISO 9001-2008certified), Chennai based on the vira 2017 expert committee report and apex committee recommendations on 11/11/2017
Recipient of the Best Teacher Award based on Student Evaluation from Pondicherry University for the academic year 2018-19
Recipient of the Best Teacher Award based on Student Evaluation from Pondicherry University for the academic year 2014-15

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