FOUNDER AND EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Mr. RAJESH BOJAN, M.A., M.PHIL. (Ph.D.)
Mr. Rajesh Bojan works as Assistant Professor & Senior Verbal Trainer at Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology. He received his B.A. in English Literature from Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science in 2006 and an M.A. from Loyola College, Chennai in 2008. He earned his M.Phil. in ELT from Bharathiar University in 2009. He is now pursuing his Ph.D. in Literature at Government Arts College, Coimbatore. He is an ardent lover of literature and has been composing poetry since 2004. His first collection of poems in Tamil, Maiyai Thotta Nodi consisting of 176 poems was published in 2008. This book was selected for inclusion in several libraries in Malaysia through The National Library Board of Singapore. He has published several articles in leading national and international journals. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Dawn Journal, a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed international journal focusing on Literature, English Language Teaching and Tribal Studies.
CO-FOUNDER & EDITOR
Ms. KAVITHA RAJESH, M.A., M.PHIL. PGDCE.
Ms. Kavitha Rajesh is the Co-founder of our journal. She received her B.A. in English Literature from CSI Bishop Appasamy College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore. She obtained her M.A. in English Literature and her M.Phil. in ELT from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. She is specialized in the area of language teaching and has published several articles in various journals.
HONORARY REVIEW COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Dr. PROF. C. MURALIDARA KANNAN, M.A., M.PHIL., Ph.D., P.G.D.E.L.T.
Dr. [Prof.] C. Muralidara Kannan has been teaching English Language and Literature for 30 years at the collegiate level. He has been an academician, administrator and a creative writer. He writes poems in English. Formerly been the Professor and Head of the Department of English at SNR Sons College [Autonomous], Coimbatore, and at present, he is teaching in the Post-Graduate and Research Department of English, Govt. Arts College, Coimbatore, India. He is the recipient of Shri P K Das Memorial Best Faculty Award for the year 2012. He is interested in American, African-American and Indian Literature, Literary Theory, Criticism, Translation etc.
Dr. PROF. M. MUTHUKUMAR, M.A., M.PHIL., Ph.D., P.G.D.C.A.
Dr. [Prof.] M. Muthu Kumar has been teaching English Language and Literature for more than 15 years. He has published many research papers and articles in reputed journals. As an active Research Supervisor, he is guiding the research scholars leading to their M.Phil. and Ph.D. Formerly, he had a commendable teaching career at the Dept. of English, Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science and at present, he is teaching in the Post-Graduate and Research Department of English, Govt. Arts College, Coimbatore. He is interested in American Literature, Indian Writing in English, Research Methodology etc.
Dr. NAVEEN K. MEHTA, M.A.,M.PHIL.,Ph.D.,B.Ed.,M.Ed.
Dr. Naveen K Mehta is presently working as an Associate Professor and Head–Communication Skills Department, Mahakal Institute of Technology, Ujjain (MP). He is a Former Faculty of Board of Studies, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Delhi. He has more than 15 years of Research, Academic and Teaching experience. He has been honoured by the Prime Minister of India and Ministry of Human Resource Development of India on account of his meritorious and outstanding academic career. He has been elected as Fellow of Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, January, 2013 and Senior Member of the IEDRC- International Economics Development Research Center. He is UGC- NET & SLET qualified as well Triple Post Graduate in Business Management, Education and English Literature.
Dr. ARUN K. BEHERA, Ph.D., PGDTE., DDE., PGDJ., AMSPI., M.A.
Dr.Arun K. Behera is an Associate Professor of English in Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning (Deemed to be University), Bangalore. He has over 27 years of experience in various capacities such as HoD, Principal, Senate member, Board of Studies member, IGNOU coordinator, NSS Program Officer etc. Dr Behera has published five books, edited Expression, reviewed A Little Book of Language and published over 90 research articles. He is in the review panel & editorial board of 9 national & international peer-reviewed journals including IJSSE, IJEE and IJEL. Dr Behera is an approved Research Guide for Shri JJT University-Rajasthan and Advisor of RNB Global University-Rajasthan. Moreover, he is a freelance IELTS & Softskills Trainer, and SAT & Spoken English coach. He has been conferred Bharat Excellence Award and his bio-note has appeared in Asia Pacific Who’s Who, Asia’s Who’s Who and Famous India’s Who’s Who.
PROF. SAVIOUR NATHAN A. AGORO, Ph.D., FCAI., MNIM.
Prof. Saviour Nathan Agoro studied Theatre Arts at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, where he earned all his degrees. He is the Academic and Executive Head at Isaac Jasper Boro College of Education. He is a Professor of Dramatic Literature and Head of the Department of Fine, Industrial & Theatre Arts, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. He was former Acting Dean of the Faculty of Arts. Before coming to Niger Delta University, he served as the Dean, School of Languages, Rivers State College of Education, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He belongs to the Society of Nigerian Theatre Artists, Association of Nigerian Authors and Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered). He was a Visiting Senior Lecturer in Drama and Theatre Arts at the Institute of African Studies, Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, Freetown, under the Nigerian Technical Aid Corps Programme (TAC). He has published many plays and has contributed to scholarship in Drama and Theatre Arts in many works.
Dr. T. KARUNAKARAN, M.A., M.PHIL., Ph.D.
Dr. T. Karunakaran is a TESL Ontario accredited language instructor who has published articles and research papers in reputed journals like Language in India, Contemporary Discourse, Asian Economic and Social Society, International Journal of English and Education and NELTA Choutari. He has presented papers in international conferences in Sri Lanka and abroad. He has been in the editorial boards of International journal of English and Education and Literati. He has been an ESL teacher at the University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka for more than twelve years and his research interests are borrowings, bilingualism and bilingual education.
Dr. SEYED JALAL ABDOLMANAFI ROKNI, Ph.D.
Dr. Seyed Jalal Abdolmanafi Rokni is an Assistant Professor at the Department of English Language and Literature, Golestan University, Iran. He holds PhD in English Language Teaching from the University of Mysore, India. He has lectured in universities, colleges, and language institutes in Iran over 15 years. He has published articles in national and international journals. He is an active member of the editorial board of several journals. His interests lie in Teaching Methodology, Language Testing, Additional Language Acquisition Studies, Task-Based Language Teaching, Learning Strategies, and CALL.
Dr. ANANDHI M, M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil., GNIIT., Ph.D.
Dr. Anandhi. M has 12 years of teaching experience and 10 years of research experience to her credit. She has completed her Doctorate from Bharathiar University and obtained her M.Phil degree from Government Arts College, Coimbatore and Post Graduate Degree from Annamalai University, Chidambaram. She completed her Under Graduation from Nirmala College, Coimbatore. She also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Stella Matutina College of Education, Chennai.She also has a honors Degree with ‘Grade A’ in Software Management from the National Institute of Information Technology (GNIIT). She is a qualified BEC Trainer with a BEC-V Certificate, commendable TKT –Teaching Knowledge Test, certified by Cambridge University.She has published several papers in renowned journals and has tapped Rs. 2,80,000 for a Minor Research project from UGC as a grant-in-aid fund for a project on ‘Reading Habits.’She serves as a The Chairman of The English Board of Studies and Editor of The College Magazine ‘Anveshana’ and ‘Imprints’ the Newsletter of Sri Ramakrishna College of Arts and Science for Women.She has also published a collection of her poems entitled Autumn Leaves-Vol 1.
Dr. C.J. SOFIA, M.A., Ph.D.
Dr. C.J Sofia has been teaching English language and literature for the past 8 years. She has completed Master’s degree in both English Literature and Psychology. She has been an academician and a creative writer. She is an active reviewer in several journals. She is an ardent lover of literature and loves to write poems and articles in English. She has published articles in International/ National Journals and has published two books. She is interested in American literature, Indian writing in English and Fiction.