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Dr.L.Ronald David

Dr. L.Ronald David is an Associate professor of English. His areas of specializations include American Literature, Literary Criticism, ELT, Phonetics, Communication and Soft skills. He started his teaching career with Gandhigram Rural Institute, Dindigul in 2007 as a lecturer for NIOS till April 2010. During 2012, he joined SSMIET. He also serves as visiting faculty for MKU evening college since 2008 and has served in the English board for Research for M.A and M.Phil programmes in MKU Evening College, Dindigul. Besides teaching English, he also helps students learn Music.

Contact:  lrdenglishssmiet@gmail.com

BA GTN Arts College, Dindigul 59.8 % II class
MA Gandhigram University 77 % I class
M. Phil Gandhigram University 72 % I Class
  • A review article of Mahesh Duttani’s Tara published in Review Projector (vol.10.3, July- September, 2007)
  • A review of The State: A Long Poem published in Review Projector (vol. 4, 2007)
  • A review of Sandip Mitra’s The Rays from the Third Horizon published in Review projector ( vol. 10.5 2008)
  • Portrayal of Gandhiji in S.K. Ohja’s Riding the Storm: A play on Mahatma Gandhi in International Journal in English (UGC approved)– Pune Research-  March 2018

Participation in Seminars, conferences, FDPs 

  • Presented a paper on Postcolonial reading of Leon Uris’s Exodus in National Level seminar at Sourashtra College of Arts and Science, Madurai on Postcolonial Studies.  June 2007
  • Presented a paper Exodus: A fourth world Discourse in the International Conference on Region and Ethnic Studies at  Madras University in  March 2010
  • Resource person in the series of lectures on literature at Sri Hayagreva Arts and Science College, Dindigul, 2014
  • Served as Chief Guest and resource person in the State-Level conference on Women Studies at St. Antony’s College for Women, Dindigul.2015
  • Served as Chief Guest and resource person in the State-Level conference on Women Studies at St. Antony’s College for Women, Dindigul.2015
  • Guest lecture for a Workshop on Research Methodology at St. Antony’s College for Women on 10th October 2016.
  • Guest lecture on “ New Literatures in English” at MVM Arts college for Women, September 2017
  • Chief Guest for Literary Club inauguration at RVS Kumaran Arts and Science college on 24th August 2017
  • Served as Interview panel member (subject expert) for RVS Arts College, Dindigul 12th April 2017.
  • Served as Subject expert for St. Antony’s women’s College , Dindigul 2017
  • Resource person for FDP on Research Methodology at STC , Pollachi December 1 2017
  • Chief Guest and resource person in a Seminar on “How to Approach Literature” at Sasurie Arts College, Vijayamangalam 21 September 2017.
  • Resource person and Chief guest for a State Level Seminar on Literary theories and its Applications at Sausurie Group of Institutions, Vijayamangalam on Jan 31 2018.
  • Special lecture on Research Methodology at Mother Teresa University, Kodaikanal on 7th February 2018.
  • Guest lecture on “ Communication Skills” during a Refresher Orientation Programme for Teachers organized by Shri Maharishi Vidya Mandir, Dindigul on 9 May 2018
  • Guest lecture on Communication Skills and Its importance during an Orientation Programme for Faculty at Sakthi college of Arts and Science for Women , Oddanchatram on 12th June 2018
  • Lecturer in English, NIOS, Gandhigram Rural University from January 2007 to May 2010
  • Assistant Professor of English In NPR college of Engineering and Technology, Dindigul from June 2010 to April 2012
  • Visiting Faculty For PG department at MKU evening College, Dindigul from January 2008
  • NAAC IQAC member
  • Sports Committee coordinator, NAAC.
  • Press in charge for College programmes
  • Music Club Coordinator , SSMIET
  • Language Club in-charge , SSMIET
  • Coordinator of the Industry Institute Interface Cell of SSMIET
  • Assisting Department of Placements in conducting Career training.