Staff Profiles


• Ph.D - Mysore University, 2006.
• B.Th - Vidyajyothi, New Delhi, 1996.
• M.A - (Folklore) Mysore University, 1993 (Four University Gold Medals for Academic excellence)
• B.Ph - Jnanadeepa Vidya-Peeth, Pune, 1990.
• B.A - Mysore University, 1987.

Work Experience

August 2013 till date : Principal, St. Joseph’s College of Commerce,(Autonomous) Bangalore.

May 2011 – 2013 : Principal, St Joseph’s College, (Autonomous) Bangalore.

May 2002 – April 2011 : Principal, St. Joseph’s College of Commerce,( Autonomous) Bangalore.

May 2000 - April 2002 : Vice Principal, St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bangalore.

May 1996 – April 2000 : Vice Principal, St. Joseph’s Evening College, Bangalore, Asst. Director, Ashirvad, Centre for Non–formal and Continuing Education

Areas of Interest

Management, Administration, Literature, Cultural Studies, Tribal Studies, Psychology and Counselling.


Kempegowda award for the contribution in education by BBMP, Bangalore.

Papers Presented
  1. “Siddis of Karnataka” at University of Mysore

  2. “Methods of Teaching Literature” at Maharaja College Mysore.

  3. Paulo Freire and the Development Questions at Uuniversity of Mysore.

  4. Delivered guest lectures on issues related to Tribal studies, culture and literature at St. Joseph’s College, Dept. of Kannada, Mysore University, and at various NGO Forums.

  5. Anatomy of RTE: What it means to Indian Education, Pezzottaite Journals. Vol 2, number 3, 2013

  6. Higher Education and Emerging Technologies: Rethinking the Learning Experience, University News, Vol 52, No 45, November 2014.

  7. Higher Education and Emerging Technologies, University News, Vol 52, No 48, December 2014.

  8. Educational Autonomy: A Step towards Excellence in Higher Education, University News, Vol. 53, No. 03, January 2015.

  9. Collaborative Learning – Moving from limits into possibilities, International journal of applied services marketing perspectives; ISSN: 2279-0977 (print) ISSN: 2279-0985 (online); If-2012: 3.23, If-2013: 5.057.

  10. Transformational Intervention in Higher Education – The Role of Transparency and Accountability, International Journal of Informative & Futuristic Research; ISSN: 2347-1697, Vol 3 Issue 6, February, 2016.

  11. Creating High Quality Research in Academia – the Building Blocks, International Journal of Commerce and management Research (PIJCMR); ISSN: 2323-3604, Vol No. IV, Issue No. 4, Jan-march 2017.

Seminars/ Conferences attended
  1. “Innovations in Language Teaching Methods”, A Three-day seminar conducted by Sahitya Parishad, Bangalore, 1998.

  2. “Effective Leadership”, A five-day workshop conducted by LIBA, Loyola College, Chennai, 2000.

  3. “Workshop on College Administration”, an Eight-day workshop conducted by AIACHE, Delhi, 2001.

  4. “A Road Map to Private Universities: Breaking Paths – Charting Dreams” conducted by CCCK, Bangalore, 2002.

  5. “25 Years of Autonomy: Vision, Experiences and Future Directions”, conducted by Loyola College, Chennai, 2003.

  6. “Transcending Digital Divide – Perspectives and Strategies”, conducted by St. Joseph’s College of Commerce (Autonomous), Bangalore, 2004.

  7. “Christian Vision of Higher Education: Excellence with Relevance”, conducted by CCCK, Bangalore, 2004.

  8. “Aligning Academic Excellence with Access”, conducted by Loyola College, Chennai, 2008.

  9. “Higher Education Summit 2008”, conducted by ICFAI University, Hyderabad, 2008.

  10. “Networking Jesuit Education for the Globalizing World: Shaping the future for a humane just sustainable globe” hosted by ‘UNIVERSIDAD IBEROAMERICANA, Mexico’, 2010.

  11. Follow up on the Mexican Conference: Shaping the Future, national conference organized by Xavier Institute of management, Bhuwaneshwar, 2010.

  12. International Jesuit Ecology project, national conference organized by St. Xaviers College Kolkotta, 2012.

  13. Building Brand: Jesuit Way, organized by Loyola College of Social Sciences, Thirvananthapuram, 2013

  14. Triple Bottom line (TBL)- Governance, Risk, Ethics and Sustainability, an international conference, organized by St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bangalore, 2015.

  15. Expanding Jesuit Higher Education Network: Collaboration for Social Justice, at Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, 2015.

  16. Strategic Leadership in Higher Education: Options for the Future, National Conference at Xavier University, Bhubaneswar, October 23 to 25, 2015.

  17. Themes and questions for Policy Consultation on Higher Education, St. Joseph’s College, Thiruchinapalli, Tamilnadu, October, 17, 2015.

  18. Global Competencies in Jesuit Higher Education, National Conference, Bangalore, November, 5th to 7th, 2016.

  19. Idea of National University, National Conference organized by Christ University, Bangalore on 26 – 28 July 2017.

  20. Commitment to justice in Jesuit Higher Education, an international Conference organized by Seattle University, Washington, USA on 19 – 13 August, 2017.

Books Authored/edited

Values of life (translated from English to Kannada), St. Joseph's College of Commerce Publications, Bangalore. 2007.

Kuvempu Sampada (ed), St. Joseph's College of Commerce Publications, Bangalore, 2007.

A study on G. Shampha Avara Janapada Sahithya, 2008.

Samagra Nayakathva, Ravivar Pablication, 2011.

Edited Volume of Book


Name of the Editor In -Chief

Name of the book

Publication Name

Year of Publication


Dr. Daniel Fernandes, SJ

Human Resources Management Practices in Higher Educational Institutions (HEI). ISBN: 978-81-924180-2-5

Research Centre



Dr. Daniel Fernandes, SJ

Goods and Service Tax (GST) ISBN: 978-81-924180-4-9

Research Centre



Dr. Daniel Fernandes, SJ

Tourism Sector in India: Development, Sustainability and Challenges. ISBN: 978-81-924180-5-6

Research Centre



Dr. Daniel Fernandes, SJ

Strengthening Transparency in Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) ISBN: 978-81-924180-3-2

Research Centre



Editor - In- Chief - 2013 to Present.

SJCC Management Research Review - Bi-Annual Peer Reviewed Research Journal (Print - ISSN 2249-4359)

Membership in Academic Bodies
  1. Governing Body Member of the Bangalore Jesuit Educational Society, Bangalore.

  2. Secretary of the Bangalore Jesuit Educational Society.

  3. Peer Team Member of the NAAC. Assessed seven colleges in the Western and Northern Region of India, as the member secretary of the NAAC Peer Team.

  4. UGC Expert Committee Member. Assessed five colleges to grant Autonomy.

  5. Chairperson, Catholic Colleges Conference, Karnataka. (CCCK)

  6. Chairperson, Institutional Ethics Review Board (IERB), Philomena's Hospital, Bangalore.

  7. Bangalore University Syndicate member, Appointed by Government of Karnataka.

  8. Bangalore Central University, Examination review committee member.

  9. Governing Body member, Mound Carmel College Bangalore. Philomena's Hospital, Bangalore. Kolkotta, 2012

Dr. Daniel Fernandes, SJ
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