Admissions 2023

Department of Languages

Alex.K.O

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.A

Email-ID : alex@rajagiri.edu

Alex.K.O is an Assistant Professor of English in the Department of Languages at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences. He completed both his B.A(Hons) in English and M.A in English Literature degrees from The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad. Prior to joining in Rajagiri, he was working in the Postgraduate Department of English at Naipunnya School of Management, Cherthala. Apart from being an academician, he has volunteered with the United Nations Development Programme on a project related to SDG14 (Life Below Water). He has participated and presented papers in various national and international conferences across India. He has also published his poems in online journals from India and America.

  • Master of Arts in English Literature, The English and Foreign Languages University, 2013.
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, 2011. 
  • Worked as a Guest Faculty in the Department of English at St. Michael’s College, Cherthala, from 17 June 2013 to 28 February 2014.
  • Worked as a Lecturer in the Postgraduate Department of English at Naipunnya School of Management, Cherthala, from 14/09/2015 to 31/01/2017.
  • Rejoined as a lecturer in the Postgraduate Department of English at Naipunnya School of Management on 3rd January 2018.
  • Comparative Literature
  • Cultural Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Literary Theory
  • South Asian Studies
  • Published a poem titled as ‘Feeding Fate’ in Delhi Poetry Slam (E-magazine).
  • Published an experimental poem titled as ‘BINaries’ in Indian Ruminations an Online Journal (ISSN 2249-2062).
  • Published a poem titled as ‘Beginning and End' in Trouvaille Review. 
  • Published a poem titled as ‘Station Thoughts’ in Trouvaille Review.
  • Presented a paper titled as ‘Humanism: Benefit of the West and Loss of the East’, in a National Conference (05-07 April 2017) held at The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad.
  • Presented a paper titled as ‘Oracle Sea: The Art of Minimizing the Other by Assimilating the Empirical Philosophy of the Shore” in an International Conference (12-13 January 2018) held at St. Aloysius College, Elthuruthu, Thrissur.
  • Presented a paper titled as ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist: The Triumph of the Third World Sensibility in the West’ in an International Conference (12-13 March 2019) held at St. Xavier’s College for Women, Aluva, Ernakulam
  • Presented a paper titled as ‘The Paradox of Modern Refugees and Matured Minds in ‘No Friends But The Mountains’ in an International Conference (September 17-18) held at Maharajas College, Ernakulam
  • Chaired two sessions in a national conference titled as ‘Mélange: Symbiosis of Literature and Film’ held at KMM College, Kochi on 17&18 December 2019
  • Presented a paper titled as ‘Nangeli:Framing the Image of a Fading Rebel' in an international online conference organized in collaboration with Department of History, Humanities and Society, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy & Department of English, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur, India on 24 October 2021.
  • Participated in a three-month online course on ‘Exploring Sustainability in the Indian Context’ offered by Azim Premji University, Bengaluru from March 08-May05, 2019
  • Successfully completed One Week Faculty Development Programme on “Moodle Online Courses”, organized by Department of Management, SBJITMR in association with Spoken Tutorial Project, IIT, Bombay in May 2020
  • Participated in a research workshop on ‘Essentials of Research Writing & Using Mendeley Reference Manager conducted by Elsevier in collaboration with Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 20 November 2020.
  • Nodal Officer, Electoral Literacy Club at Naipunnya School of Management, Cherthala.
  • Post Graduate Program Coordinator at Naipunnya School of Management, Cherthala
  • Coordinator of UNDP Ocean Action Hub at Naipunnya School of Management, Cherthala.
  • Coordinated documentation works for ‘Reboot Kerala Hackathon 2020’ a state level technical competition for college students organized by Government of Kerala from February 27-March 1, 2020 at Naipunnya School of Management, Cherthala.