Dr. Gregory Savari Muthu

Grant Category: Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Lecturer
Field of Specialization: Development Anthropology (Culture and Development)
Name: Dr. Gregory Savarimuthu
Official Address and Designation: Associate Professor and Head
Department of Anthropology
Kannur University Thalassery Campus
Thalassery 670 661
Telephone (O): 91-490-2346153, 2346270
E-mail: gregorys3@gmail.com
Duration of Grant: Four months
Lecture Topics:

  • Affluence and Poverty in Contemporary Society
  • Development Interventions and Tribal Alienation
  • Indigenous Health Practices and Intellectual Property Rights
  • Affirmative Action and Social Justice: The Indian Experience
  • Democratic Decentralization within a Sustainable Development Paradigm
  • Gender Equality and Empowerment
  • Changing Family Structure and Social Dynamics

Academic Background :
Ph.D. Development Studies Mysore University , Mysore 2001
M.Phil. Anthropology Madras University, Chennai 1989
M.A. Anthropology University of Pune, Pune 1988

Professional Background :
Associate Professor and Head Dept. of Anthropology, Kannur University 2010-till date
Associate Professor Dept. of Anthropology, Kannur University 2006-2010
Reader Dept. of Anthropology, Kannur University 2003-2006
Lecturer (Senior Grade) Dept. of Anthropology, Kannur University 1999-2003
Dr. Gregory Savarimuthu