Dept. of Kannada

Shridhara N., PhD

Associate Professor | MA, NET, M.Phil, PhD


He is a Postgraduate in Kannada Language and Literature from Calicut University. He secured M.Phil on the topic ‘Thiya’s of Kasaragod- A Cultural Study’ and PhD on the topic ‘Dravidian Concept in Thiya’s Worships’ from Kannur University in the year 2003 and 2019 respectively. His teaching and research interests are in the area of Ancient Kannada Poetry, Medieval Kannada Poetry and Dravidian Cultural Studies. He has been elected as a member of the Academic Council of Kannur University in 2021. He is a member of the Board of Studies in Kannada (UG&PG) Kannur University since 2010.


  • Ph.D from Kannur University 2019.
  • M.Phil from Kannur University 2003.
  • NET from UGC, New Delhi 1999.
  • MA Kannada from Calicut University 1997.
  • BA Kannada from Calicut University 1995.


  • Associate Professor at Government College Kasaragod since 28.02.2021.
  • Assistant Professor at Government College Kasaragod from 28.02.2008 to 27.02.2021.
  • Village Assistant at Nettanige Village in Kasaragod Taluk from 18.11.2005 to 27.02.2008.
  • Project Fellow in UGC Major Research Project under Dr. A. Mohana at Kannada University Hampi from April 2004 to May 2005.
  • Guest Lecturer in Kannada Department of Government College Kasaragod from August 2001 to March 2004.
  • Reporter cum Sub editor in Canara Times daily Newspaper Mangalore from November 1997 to July 2001.