ST JOSEPH COLLEGE OF COMMERCE

Staff Profiles

Department of English


Dr. R. Rajaram
HOD - English
Email :
rajaram@sjcc.edu.in

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Dr. R. Rajaram began his teaching career as a lecturer in English at St. Joseph’s College of Arts and Science in 1987. There he taught English language and literature at pre-university and undergraduate levels. In 2002 he came to St. Joseph’s College of Commerce where currently he is professor and Head-of-the-Department.

Ms. Marina Joyce Roche
Website content management / Newsletter & Blue Chip
Email :
Marina@sjcc.edu.in

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Marina completed her U G from St. Agnes College, Mangalore University, after which she perceived her Bachelor’s degree in Education from St. Joseph’s College of Education Mysore and Post-Graduation from Mysore University. She Joined SJCC in August 2011 as a faculty for Department of English. She is part of Editorial Team and Mentors Second Year D Section Students. She works a Part-Time faculty in SJEC .

Dr. Neeti Roy
International Desk / Harmony Club
Email :
neeti@sjcc.edu.in

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Dr. Neeti Roy holds a doctorate degree in English Literature from Patna University and is a Fulbright Scholar from USA. She has earned her doctorate degree in year 2015, part of which she has done her research work at Stanford University, California. She has earned her Master’s degree in 2008 from Patna University itself. She has also done her M.Phil (Linguistics) from Nagaland State University in year 2009.

Dr. Anusuya A. Paul
Document repository
Email :
anusuyapaul@sjcc.edu.in

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Dr. Anusuya A. Paul completed M.A from Gauhati University, Assam and thereafter pursued M. Phil on Virginia Woolf and L’écriture Feminine from Dibrugarh University, Assam. Ms. Paul is currently pursuing her Ph.D on Representation of Women on the Stages of Assam from the Central University of Hyderabad, Telangana. She cleared UGC-NET in 2005. Her areas of interest are Performance and Cultural Studies, Literature and Insurgency, Indian Literature in Translation.

Ms. Divyashree
Debating Society, Fountainhead and NSS
Email :
divya.malhari@gmail.com

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Ms. Divyashree completed her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Optional English and Journalism at Mount Carmel College. She then obtained her Master's Degree in English at St. Joseph's College of Arts and Science. She has completed certificate courses in Basics of Japanese, Holistic Development, Counselling Skills and Creative Writing. She taught at an institution for a year and joined SJCC, after clearing NET.

Mr. Thomas Mathew
Centre for Social Action (CSA)
Newsletter & Blue Chip
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Mr. Thomas Mathew has completed his M.A. in English Literature from St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous) and is currently pursuing PhD on “The Empire Plays Back: Power and Postcoloniality; a Study of Select Cricket Narratives” from Mangalore University. He has completed his Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) from Pondicherry University and BA English Literature from Scott Christian College, Nagercoil.

Ms. Anna Lynn Tom
Art, Literature, Music Association
Newsletter & Blue Chip


Email : annalynn@sjcc.edu.in
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Ms. Anna Lynn Tom completed her MA in Literatures in English from The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad. She qualified her NET in December 2018. Driven by a passion for experiential learning in the teaching of literature and art, she began her teaching career in the Dept. of English, St. Joseph’s College of Commerce from June 2019. She is the staff-coordinator of the Association for Literature,

Department of Kannada


Dr. T. H. Lavakumar
HOD - Kannada / Students' Governor / Theatre Club
Email :
lavakumar@sjcc.edu.in

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Dr. T. H. Lavakumar, a progressive writer grooming himself as a playwright and poet and hailing from Doddaballapura is working as a director in both Kannada and English theatre. Along with a degree from Neenasam he has done his Masters in Kannada, English and Psychology. He is currently working as an Assistant Professor at St. Joseph’s College of Commerce (Autonomous), Bangalore and is pursuing his Doctoral degree from Bangalore University on the topic “Theatre in Education: Problems and Possibilities”

Mr. Ashoka
National Service Scheme (NSS) / Kannada Sangha
Email : ashoka@sjcc.edu.in
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Mr. Ashoka completed his MA (Kannada Comparitive) from the Bangalore University in 2012.
Presently pursuing his doctoral thesis on Kannada entitled "Badalaguttiruva Navasaamskruthika
niluvugala hinneleyalli Prasanna Barahagala Adhyayana” in Bangalore University. During his
academic carrier he has been the recipient of three gold medals for Kannada Topper in both
UG and PG from the Bangalore University. His areas of interest are Kannada Literature,
Cultural Studies, Theatre, Folklore, Comparative study.

Dr. Hanumantharaya .R
Email : hanu@sjcc.edu.in

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I worked as a Guest lecturer in LBS GOVT FIRST GRADE COLLEGE, RT Nagara for1 year. (2007-08)
I worked as a full time lecturer in St.Annes’ degree college, Halasuru, Bengaluru in 2009-2010

Department of Hindi


Dr. Fariyal Shaikh
Email : fariyal@sjcc.edu.in
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Dr. Fariyal Shaikh attended a good number of workshops, symposium not only at city and state level but also at national level. The syllabus that was framed under her guidance with keeping in mind about the UGC requirements (both BSc and BA) was well appreciated by University and other college nominees. she took great initiative in conducting exhibition

Dr. Susmitha .K.E
Hindi Parishad
Email : susmitha@sjcc.edu.in
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Dr. Susmitha .K.E has been engaged in literary and linguistic research areas for more than 10 years.  Susmitha completed her MPhil and Ph.D in Linguistic Translation, focusing on Socio-Cultural aspects of Indian Literature, from the School of Languages, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.

Department of French


Mr. Sagar R. Gangwani
B.Com

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Among the students of the Department of Travel & Tourism, St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, I was selected for the French Exchange to complete a semester in the International Business Program at ESDES, the Catholic University of Lyon, France.

Department of Holistic Studies (Counselling Department)


Ms. Gretta Furtado
Student Counsellor / Scholarships
Email :
gretta@sjcc.edu.in

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Completed B.A. from Kumaon University, Nainital (1990), Bachelor of Education from St Anne's College, Mangalore (1994), and M.Sc. Counselling from Mother Teresa Women's University, Kodaikanal (2008). In addition to this, I have obtained a Diploma in Counselling and Group Therapy from the Institute of St Anselm, Kent, U.K. (95-99). Worked as a Trainer, conducting various programmes on Personality Development, Training in Counselling skills and Group Therapy and Psycho-Spiritual Training Programmes.

Ms. Imsusangla A.O.
Student Counsellor
Email :imsusangla@live.com

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An M.Sc in Counselling Psychology from the Montfort College affiliated to the Martin Luther Christian University in 2012. Prior to joining SJCC, she worked as a counselor in Mount Carmel College.
She was Chaplain Counselor at UMC Hospital, Kissy Freetown, Sierra Leone and also worked at Dimapur Network for People Living with HIV/AIDS

Mr. Deenyar N. Garda
Student Counsellor
Email :
dng@sjcc.edu.in

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He has a qualification of M.Sc, Counselling Psychology, Samparna Montfort College, Bangalore. He has an experience of 166 hours of individual counselling, 18 hours of group therapy and 48 hours of workshop.
He has participated in an Intensive workshop on Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) conducted by Dr. Debbie Joffe Ellis. Mr. Deenyar has computer knowledge in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint and effective communication skills via a credit course in college.

Department of Social Outreach Program


Mr. Gladson. J
Outreach Coordinator
Email : gladson@sjcc.edu.in
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Mr. Gladson. J has completed his MSW (Masters in Social Work) from the St. Joseph’s college, Bangalore in the year 2014.
He thereafter started working in Caritas India - CBRForum (Community Based Rehabilitation Forum), as a Programe Officer. He headed projects in five states and focused mainly on educating tribal people on the issues of the differently-abled.