Chikkala Swathi

Associate Professor, English and other languages, GSHS, VSP

Chikkala Swathihas an MPhil from Madras University and a Ph.D from Andhra University. Her research interests include Indian Writing in English, Indian Diaspora, Postcolonial Literature, Feminism and Subaltern Studies. She has been awarded the English Language Teaching Research Partnership (ELTReP) Award, British Council, 2015. Dr.Chikkala is the Founder, Vice-President & Convener, English Language Teachers Association of India (ELTAI), Visakhapatnam Chapter, Andhra Pradesh; the Director, Arohan Tribal Society, Registered NGO; the Faculty Advisor, Rotaract Club of GITAM, 2023 onwards. She is also on the Review Board of IJRET (International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology) and on the Editorial Board of The Criterion: An International Journal in English, Open Access e-journal.

Research Publications
  • Tribal Women Empowerment Through Provision of Livelihood Opportunities at V. Madugula Mandal Tribal Hamlets, Anakapalli District, Andhra Pradesh. DST - SEED Division, 2023 (Rs. 72.7 Lakhs)
  • Establishment of Community Resilience Resource Centres (CRRC) in V.Madugula Block, Cheedikada Block, Anakapalli District and G.Madugula Block, Paderu Block, Alluri Sitarama Raju District, Andhra Pradesh State. DST - SEED Division, 2023 (Rs. 99.85 Lakhs)
Chikkala Swathi