Prof. Francis Arackal Thummy
Did his PG Diploma in Media studies from Griffith College, Dublin, Ireland, and Licence and Doctorate in Social Sciences, specializing in media, from Gregorian and St. Thomas Universities in Rome. Has a Master’s Degree in Philosophy from Nagpur University. Licence in Philosophy from St. Thomas University, Rome. Taught Media, and Philosophy for 22 years at many Institutes and colleges. Was Director of Gyandhara, Institute of Philosophy, in Orlim, Goa. From 2012-15 he taught the Under Graduate and Post Graduate Programme in the Mass Communication Department, St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous) Bangalore. He was also the Head Of the Department (HOD). Has published six books. Presented papers in national and international conferences and seminars. Published scientific papers in reputed journals. Written numerous articles in religious and secular magazines. Filed press reports and Letters to the Editor in secular magazines and newspapers. He has a significant presence in online media with a personal website, blogs, and social networking pages offering comments on economic, political, religious, and social matters. He has been a full Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication at Amity University, Gurgaon, Haryana, India.
A full professor of Journalism & Mass Communication and Philosophy