Profile

Aravind R Nair received his M.A in English Literature from University of Hyderabad (2010) and his M.Phil from The English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU, 2012). He joined the Department of English at Sacred Heart College in 2011 as Assistant Professor. His areas of interest include

  • Science fiction studies
  • Cyberculture
  • History and philosophy of science
  • Genre fiction and film
  • Speculative fiction and
  • Climate fiction and Ecocriticism

He has authored 6 textbooks of English for undergraduate students. The books were brought out by Cambridge University Press, India and have been prescribed as teaching texts at three reputed universities (Kuvempu University, Karnataka, Saurashtra University, Gujarat and Kannur University, Kerala) in India

Since 2015, he has been pursuing doctoral research under Dr. B. Hariharan, University of Kerala. He was a full-time research fellow at the Institute of English, University of Kerala from 2017 to 2019 under the UGC – FDP scheme and he has submitted his Ph.D thesis, “Untangling Science: An Actor-Network Analysis of Select Science Fiction Writing” for evaluation in December, 2019.

He offers the elective course, Ecology and Literature for postgraduate students.