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Dept. of English

Sujatha A. V. PhD

Assistant Professor | Head, Department of English | M.A, NET, BEd, PhD


Sujatha A. V., is a post- graduate in English Language and Literature from Institute of English and Foreign Languages (IEFL), presently named as Department of Studies in English, Palayad Campus, Kannur University, and has secured the degree with First Rank in the year 1998. She did her graduation in English Language and Literature as the batch topper of Payyanur College, Payyanur, affiliated to University of Calicut in 1995. She has won the Gold Medal from Kannur University in 1999 for her professional graduation in Education from Keyi Sahib Training College, Thaliparamba,.

Areas of Interest: Music, Painting , Folk lore


Beginning her teaching career in 1998 in the Department of General Education, Kerala, she joined the Department of Higher Secondary Education after a period of five years. In the year 2010 she has been appointed as Assistant Professor of English at Residential Women’s Polytechnic College, Payyanur. Moving to Government College Kasaragod in June 2016, she has taken the responsibility of the Head of the Department and continues in the chair till the date.


She has been the research scholar at Department of Studies in English, Palayad Campus, Kannur University since 2013, working with the supervising teacher, Dr Santhosh V. M, Associate Professor of English, Payyanur College, Payyanur. In December 2019 the thesis titled, Liberative Appropriation of Indigenous Imaginaries: An Ecofeminist Reading of the Novels of Leslie Marmon Silko and Sarah Joseph has been submitted for the procedures of course completion.


The research article titled, “The Scent of the ‘Other’ Side: The Discourse of Alterity in Othappu” has been published in Language in India www.language in (UGC Approved List of Journals, Serial Number 49042) in Volume 19:3 March 2019 issue.

The research article titled, “Reading from Below: An Ecofeminist Reading of ‘Asoka’ by Sarah Joseph” has been published in GNOSIS: An International Journal of English Language and literature (UGC Approved list of Journals with journal number 48815) special issue-2 (New Literatures) September 2018.

The research article titled, ‘Earth- based Spirituality, an Ecofeminist Alternative in Sarah Joseph’s Othappu’ has been published in Journal of ELTIF (Vol.vii.3.July- Sept. 2016, ISSN 2230- 7710) a quarterly by English Language Teachers’ Interaction Forum.

The  research article titled, “An Ecofeministic Reading of the Rituals of Poomalakkavu and Marakkalappattu, the Folk Culture of North Kerala” has been published in International Journal of English Language, literature and Humanities (IJELLH) Volume II Issue V September 2014, 395- 409.