Dr Usha Menon


Dr. Usha Menon did her Graduation and Post Graduation from Vimala College, Thrissur. She completed her Ph.D from the University of Kerala, working under the guidance of the Late Dr. Ayappa Panikkar.... Read More

PhD – Topic: “Aurobindo the Playwrite”, Kerala University

M.A. - University of Calicut

B.A. - University of Calicut

PGCTA - CIEFL, Hyderabad

Diploma in Journalism - AICHE

Research Experience

  • Recognized guide of University of Kerala
  • Four scholars have been awarded PhDs
  • Recognized guide of Madurai Kamaraj University

Mercy College Palakkad - Lecturer in English

St. Josephs College, Irijalakuda - Lecturer in English

All Saints College, Trivandrum - Professor in English

MG College of Engineering, Trivandrum - Professor in English

Jyothi Engineering College, Cheruthuruthy, Thrissur - Professor in English

Areas of Specialization

English Language & Literature

Commuicative English

Indian Writing in English

Areas of Interest

Teaching Commuicative English

Free lancing for English Journals 

Translation of Creative Writing from Malayalam to English

Painting, Music, Creative Writing

Councelling for Adloscents

Community Work

Sno. Achievement Year

Guide of University of Kerala

Guide of Madurai Kamaraj University

Ph.D Adjudicator of Periyar University, MG University, Calicut University


N S S Coordinator - All Saints College, Trivandrum

Training in Land Administration from KILA, Thrissur

Training in Crisis Management, TVM



  1. Book Review, Littcrit, vol 18, 1992
  2. Book Review, Littcrit, vol 41, 1995
  3. “The Poet as Playwright” in English Review, September –October, 1997
  4. Influence of Media on Society, Published in Media Studies, St. Theresa’s College, Ernakulam, January, 2000.
  5. “Sayanai Bahu” Hindi short story by Munnu Bhandari translated into English appeared in Samyukta, vol 1, January, 2001
  6. A view of Gandhi’s Autobiography, Samyukta, vol 1, January, 2001
  7. Translation of C.K.Janu’s autobiography into English in Samyukta
  8. Have written and published numerous papers on Indian Writing in English
  9. Article on Aurobindo in Samyukta
  10. Book review – Littcrit (2005)
  11. Education material for IDE, Kariavattom
  12. Published Poem Devi
  13. Have been Teaching Communicative English Courses for 8 years at All Saints’ College, Thiruvananthapuram.

 Editorial Work    

  1. On Editorial board of Littcrit
  2. Editor College magazine All Saints’ College, 1997
  3. Editor of book in print “Women and Society”, published by International Center for Kerala Studies, Karyavattom
  4. Editor of ‘Native Petals’, a Poetree Garden publication
  5. Editor of “The Guru who made History Deep”, a Poetree Garden publication

  1. Seminar attended  - Centre for Canadian Studies - (March 1992)
  2. Research Centre, All Saints’ College -Seminar attended (Aug 1996)
  3. Research centre, All Saints’ College- Seminar (Nov 1997)
  4. St. Theresa’s College, Ernakulam   – Paper presented at Seminar (Dec 1999)
  5. CSR South Regional Centre, TVM – Conference (July 1994).
  6. Kerala Centre for Christian Higher Education, Kottayam – Seminar (Feb 1996)
  7. Center for Austratian Studies, University of Kerala – Seminar attended (Sep 1996)
  8. Prajoti Niketan , Trichur – Paper presentation at Seminar (Oct 1998)
  9. Research Centre, All Saints’ College – National Workshop attended (March 1999)
  10. Centre for Canadian Studies, University of Kerala – Paper presentation at Seminar (Jan 1999)
  11. IDE, University of Kerala – Paper presentation at Seminar (Feb 2000)
  12. Vimala College, Trichur – Seminar (Oct 2000)
  13. Prajoti Niketan, Pudukad – Seminar (Oct 2001)
  14. Sacred Heart College, Kochi – Seminar (Jan 2000)
  15. IACLALS, Institute of English and Centre for Australian Studies – International Conference (Jan 2000).
  16. Sahitya Academy & Centre for Comparative Literature – Seminar( March 2000)
  17. Vimala College, Trichur – Paper Presentation at National Seminar (Nov 2001)
  18. Institute of English, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram – Seminar (Jan 2002)
  19. International Center for Kerala Studies, Kariavattom, TVPM – Conference participation (Aug 2000)
  20. Women’s Initiatives, Human Rights Commission & N.S.S Unit, All Saints’College, Tvpm – National Seminar (March 2002).
  21. All Saints’ College, Thiruvananthapuram – Seminar (Jan 2002)
  22. Govt. College for Women – Attendance at Workshop (March 2002)
  23. Bodheswaran Foundation –Seminar (Dec 2004)
  24. Centre for Canadian Studies – Paper presentation at Seminar (March 2003)
  25. Natioanl Seminar on New Literature in English - Govt. Arts College, TVM (February, 2004)
  26. NBT & Samyukta – Seminar (March 2004)
  27. Prajoti Niketan, Pudukad – Seminar (Oct 2004)
  28. Centre for Australian Studies, University of Kerala, TVPM – International Conference (July 2004)
  29. Centre for Comparative Literature – Seminar (March 2004)
  30. IDE, University of Kerala – Paper presentation at seminar (March 2005)
  31. Workshop on "ICTs in Teaching of English - Challenges and Opportunities" UGC Sponsored - MG College, TVM (Novemebr 2005)
  32. Organized Seminar for Samyukta , (March 2002)
  33. National Seminar on Women and Literature - Sri. C Achutha Menon Govt. College, Thrissur (January 2006)
  34. Women in Contemporary Education – Paper presented
  35. Translated story from Malayalam Published in Sahithya academy publication
  36. Poetry published in Native Petals an anthology of national poetry
  37. National Seminar on Literature and Eco-Aethetics (July 2006)
  38. ISTE Kerala Section 25th Annual Conference (October, 2014)
  39. ICT Academcy "Train the Trainer in Empower Programme in Life Skills, Jyothi Enginereering College (December 2014)
  40. National Workshop on "Intellectual Property Right and Research Funding Possibilities ", Jyothi Engineering College (January 2015)
  41. ICT Academey "Tools for Academic and Research", Jyothi Engineering College, (November, 2015)
  42. FDP Resource Person "Performance Based Work Ethic", Jyothi Engineering College (June, 2016)