He also has special interest in comparative international education, higher education, sociology of education, curriculum studies and educational policy. He obtained his B.A., (St. John’s College) B.Ed., (St. Xavier’s College of Education) and M.A., from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, India and got his M.Ed., and PhD from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. He has been a post-doctoral research and teaching fellow at University of Johannesburg, South Africa. He also has done various short term courses and trainings including the one from APCIEU - South Korea and UNED - Spain. He received IRO-KUL doctoral fellowship for his doctoral research, post-doctoral research fellowship award from University of Johannesburg, South Africa and various other awards including Sharing Knowledge Project award – VLIR UOS.
He has guest lectured at various other institutions in Belgium, India and South Africa. He has been an intern at UNESCO, Paris, France, a trainee at DG Education and Culture, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium and has been a consultant to various organizations such as CFCA, Missio, SuAzio, Diligent, Studio Globo and few others.
He has published three books and over 15 articles in reputed journals. He actively conducts independent and joint research focusing to publish at accredited journals. He is a member in the editorial board on 'Journal of Dialogues in Education', and a reviewer in the journal 'Education as Change', ‘Studies in Higher Education’ and in few others. Currently he is interested to conduct research in the following areas; comparative international higher education, higher education governance, university leadership, sociology of knowledge, curriculum studies, intercultural education and education for international understanding.
Journal articles under review
Journal articles accepted and published
Abstracts in Conference Proceedings
Research Paradigms and Advanced Qualitative Methods
Educational Policy: Theory and practice
Curriculum and Innovation
Citizenship, Environment and Human Rights
Leadership and School Improvement
Areas of Research and Supervision
Educational management, leadership and policy
Comparative, international higher education
Intercultural and citizenship education
Sociology of education and knowledge
Curriculum theories and studies