S.Sasikala A.

S.Sasikala A.

Associate Professor, Humanities & Social Sciences, GSHS , VSP

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Sasikala Alappat is from Kottayam in Kerala. She has a Master’s in Gandhian Studies from Mahatma Gandhi University She is UGC NET Qualified and has a Ph. D in Gandhian Studies from IIT Madras. Her research interests include Modern Indian History, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.


Degree NameInstitute & College nameYear of Graduation/Award
PhD DegreeIIT MADRAS2015
B.Ed DegreeNSS Training College, Changanacherry2007
MA DegreeSchool of Gandhian Thought & Development Studies2006
BA DegreeAlphonsa College, Pala2004


DesignationOrganizationFrom DateTo Date
Assistant ProfessorGSGS, Visakhapatnam29-11-201604-11-2022
Research FellowGITAM Institute of Management20-12-201330-04-2014
Project fellowMahatma Gandhi University21-02-200815-12-2008


Award nameAward OrganizationAwarded year
HTRA Fellowship from IIT MadrasIIT Madras2009
UGC NET in Buddhist, Jaina , Gandhian and Peace StudiesUGC2006
Joseph Alappattukunnel scholarship for Higher StudiesMGPNSS HS, Thalanad1999

The Pilgrims progressDown to earth, Others, -2019, 28, 28-30

Vedanta Controversy Conflict Resolution in the Spirit of Gram Swaraj? GITAM Journal of Gandhian Studies, Others, JUL-2015, 4, 449-456

Gandhian Economics and Sustainable DevelopmentGandhian Vision, Others, OCT-2015, 1, 77-84

Gandhi and Environmental Movements in IndiaGITAM Journal of Gandhian Studies, Others, JUN-2014, 3, 465-480

Book Review of Mahatma Gandhi and Kantak Exploring Relationship, Exploring HistoryGITAM Journal of Gandhian Studies, Others, -2014, 3, 493-497

Gandhi and Ecological Marxists A Study of Silent Valley MovementGandhi Journal Monthly Article, Others, -2012, 1, 1-4

Environmental Thoughts of Gandhi for a Green FutureGandhimarg, Others, APR-2012, 34, 53-68

Book Review of Gandhi and Grant Their Philosophical AffinitiesGandhimarg, Others, -2011, 33, 141-144

Title of the bookBook / ChapterName of the publisherSubject areaEditionPage numbersISBNPublished year
Success Attends Where Truth Reigns Essays on GandhiChaptersGandhigram Rural Institute_ Deemed to be UniversityGandhian StudiesFIRST27-3697881940797052019
Towards a New Age of nonviolenceBookDK PrintworldGandhian StudiesFIRST97881246103362019
Reflections on the Man, the Mind and the MissionChaptersDK PrintworldSocial Science217-22197881246091632017
Board nameJournal name
GJGS Editorial BoardGITAM Journal of Gandhian Studies
Board nameJournal name
Seminar nameOrganized byVenueStart dateEnd dateTitle of the paper presentedRoleCo presenter
NationalGSGSGSGS24-Oct-201824-Oct-2018Human Trafficking and UN Interventions The Story of Nadiya MuradParticipated
NationalDepartment of Applied Research, GRIGandhigram Rural Institute10-Feb-201610-Feb-2016Resolving Labour Conflicts An Appraisal of Gandhian StrategiesParticipatedDr.M.Mallammal
NationalInstitute of Gandhian Studies, WardhaInstitute of Gandhian Studies, Wardha, Maharashtra14-Mar-200916-Mar-2009Gandhian Economics as the Economics of EnvironmentParticipated
NationalSGTDS, MG UniversityMahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam07-Nov-200808-Nov-2008Making Peace through GandhiParticipated
Seminar nameOrganized byVenueStart dateEnd dateTitle of the paper presentedRoleCo presenter
InternationalIIT RoparOnline21-Sep-202023-Sep-2020Participated
InternationalRGNIYD, UNESCO and UNICEFRGNIYD, Sriperumpudur24-Jul-201827-Jul-2018Peace and Nonviolence Education through Gandhian Studies An Empirical StudyParticipated
InternationalIIT MadrasIIT Madras28-Dec-201330-Dec-2013From Prophesying to Environmental Activism, Gandhian LegacyParticipated
InternationalICPRJNU Delhi17-Aug-201222-Aug-2012Gandhi and Ecological MarxistsParticipated
InternationalDepartment of HSS, IIT MadrasIIT Madras19-Dec-200920-Dec-2009Participated
Title of the thesisName of the studentName of the college / universityMajor subject areaYear of admissionType of admissionThesis specification
A Qualitative Study of Indias Maritime Policy based on Kautilyas ArthasastraG.PadmajaGITAM Deemed to be University, VisakhapatnamPhilosophyFull timePhD
Title of the thesisName of the studentName of the college / universityMajor subject areaYear of admissionType of admissionThesis specification
Title of the thesisName of the studentName of the college / universityMajor subject areaYear of admissionType of admissionThesis specification
Name of the awardAwarded byAwarded year
UGC NET in Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian & Peace StudiesUGC2008
TitleTypeOrganized byVenueStart dateEnd dateRole
Faculty Development Programme on Design, Development and Delivery of MOOcsFaculty development programCDL, GITAM deemed to be UniversityGITAM Deemed to be University27-Jan-202031-Jan-2020Participated
National Workshop cum Lecture on Phenomenology and ExistentialismQuality improvement programGSGSBoard Room, GSGS15-Nov-201815-Nov-2018Organized
IP Awake One Day IP Awareness Programme for AcademiaTraining of tutorsGITAM University and Office of Intellectual Property Rights, Government of IndiaGITAM University31-Jan-201831-Jan-2018Participated
TitleTypeOrganized byVenueStart dateEnd dateRole
International Workshop on MulticulturalismFaculty development programIIT Tirupati, ICPR, ICSSRIIT Tirupati08-Jan-202009-Jan-2020Participated
VII International TheoryPraxis Course (One Month)Quality improvement programForum on Contemporary Theory, BarodaSpirituality Center, Manganam15-Jun-200911-Jul-2009Participated
Title of the lectureName of the college / universityPlaceDate
Women and Social Justice A Gandhian Perspective through All India RadioAll India RadioVisakhapatnam09-Mar-2020
Orientation to Qualitative ResearchGEMS Arts and Science College, MalappuramKerala23-Aug-2020
Women and Social Justice, A Gandhian PerspectiveALL INDIA RADIOVisakhapatnam09-Mar-2020
Why Gandhi?Gayatri Vidya Parishad, RushikondaVISAKHAPATNAM03-Oct-2019
Relevance of Mahatma Gandhis Principles in Todays WorldVignan College of Information TechnologyDuvvada03-Oct-2019
Gandhian Economics and Sustainable DevelopmentGayatri Vidya Parishad, RushikondaVisakhapatnam03-Oct-2013
The Philosophy of Mahatma GandhiNgee Ann Poly Technic, SingaporeGSGS, GITAM University12-Mar-2018
The History of IndiaNgee Ann Poly Technic, SingaporeGSGS, GITAM University06-Mar-2018
Eleven Vows of Mahatma GandhiSilver Oaks International School, VisakhapatnamVisakhapatnam23-Jul-2018
Gandhian Values and PracticesNgee Ann Poly Technic, SingaporeGSGS, GITAM University17-Sep-2018
on Management Lessons from Gandhis Life, Thought & PracticesKumaraguru College of Liberal Arts and Science, CoimbatoreGandhi Sandesh sabha, GSGS14-Mar-2019