Faculty

Faculty

DIRECTOR

 

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Prof  Varadesh Hiregange 

He is a senior academic with his background in journalism. Having worked in The Times of India and Deccan Herald, he is also the former director of School of Communication, MAHE. With his long experience in academics, also as a visiting professor at Hochschule University, Bremen, Germany, he is inclined to environmentalism, philosophy, literature and arts.

 

 

OUR FACULTY

 

 

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Dr G M Tungesh

He is a senior academic with his background in language, literature and philosophy. Having been trained in English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad, he has earlier taught in Aritrea (South Eastern Africa) and Hyderabad. Now, he has been a senior faculty member in Department of Humanities and Management in MIT, MAHE, with many scholarly publications to his credit.

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Dr Somashekara Bhat

He is a senior professor with his background in science and electronics with many scholarly publications to his credit. He has done his PhD from IIT, Chennai. Particularly interested in Science Studies, he has been teaching in MIT, MAHE for more than two decades now. Currently, he is also its Associate Director.   

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Prof K Phaniraj

He is a cultural theorist who has extensively written about socio-cultural issues. He is also a senior academic in MIT, MAHE. Having taught environmentalism for many years, he has considerably contributed to the contemporary socio-cultural debates. He is the convener of Udupi Chitra Samaj, engaged in a search for meaning through cinema. 

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Dr K Unnikrishnan 

He has his PhD in art history from Maharajah Sayajirao University of Baroda (MSU) with a Nehru- Fulbright Doctoral & Professional Research Fellowship at Maryland Institute College of Art, U.S.A. He is currently an Associate Professor at School of Communication, MAHE and coordinator of Centre for Creative and Cultural Studies.

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Prof Shreeraj Gudi

He is a senior Assistant Professor in School of Communication, MAHE. Having worked as a  television journalist in New Delhi, he has earned experience on the field and also specialized himself in political and development journalism. Gandhian and Peace Studies has been his area of inclination with which he has long association.     

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Vidushi Bhramari Shivaprakash

She is an accomplished Bharatanatya dancer and founder-director of Nada Nritya School of Dance and Cultural Trust. Trained under the tutelage of renowned Dr. Vasundhara Doraswamy, she specialises in producing and performing solo thematic dances and dance dramas. She is also a theorist of dance and music, pursuing her PhD with MAHE.

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Ms Sushmitha A

She is a research associate, pursuing her PhD in literature at School of Communication, MAHE. Having received M V Kamath endowment award in broadcasting during her post-graduation, she is currently Dr T M A Pai Research Scholar in the University. She has earlier taught Environmental Science and taken part in ecological projects.