Post-Doctoral Research : IIITM Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India (March 2014-July 2014)
Ph.D. : Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur ( 2014 )
M.A Sociology : M.G University, Kottayam, Kerala ( 2003 )
B.Sc. : Kerala University ( 2001 )
Research Interest : Development and Social Change, Community paticipation in Health care
Contact Deatails: : Email: shukkoort@iitram.ac.in, Phone: +917967775410 (O)

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor

    Assistant Professor in Humanities and Social Sciences at IITRAM University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat since June 2015. Instructor of two theory courses at IITRAM. 1. Introduction to Sociology (HS 2001) 2.Engineering Ethics (HS 4002)
  • Teaching Associate

    Teaching Associate at IITRAM University, Ahmedabad, Gujart, from August 2014 to 30th May 2015. Instructor of Introduction to Sociology (HS 2001) course
  • Teaching Assistant and Student Tutor

    Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at IIT Kanpur, India from December 2010- April 2011

Publications

  • Case analysis/Discussant

    Acculturation of New Technology: The Business Success of Lee Kum Kee. Global Business Review, 16 (1) 196-198, 2015, Sage Publications. DOI: 10.1177/0972150914553530
  • Book chapter -“Sociological Investigation of Palliative Care: A Study in Kerala.

    “Sociological Investigation of Palliative Care: A Study in Kerala”, in Raju, S. Siva, Somayajulu, Ulimiri V., and Prakasam, C.P. (eds.), Ageing, Health and Development, B. R. Publishing Corporation, Delhi, 2013 (Jointly with A. K. Sharma), pp.111-45

Conferences attended

  • Palliative Health Care in Kerala: An Exploration of Perspectives of the Patients

    Palliative Health care in Kerala: An Exploration into the Perspectives of the Patients, at the Tenth Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Social Sciences and Health (IASSH), held at Department of Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India from 21-23 November 2012 (jointly with A.K Sharma).
  • Comparison of clinic based and community based palliative care models in India

    ‘Palliative Health Care in India: A Comparative Study of Clinic Based and Community Based Models in India, International Palliative Care Network Poster Exhibition 2012, International Palliative Care Network Community, http://www.pcn-e.com/community/mod/
  • Socio-cultural Aspects of Palliative Care

    ‘Socio-cultural Aspects of Palliative Care: A Study of Palliative Care Delivery in Kerala,19th International Conference of Indian Association of Palliative Care, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, 10-12 Feb. 2012 (jointly with A.K Sharma).
  • Palliative Care in India: A comparative Study of Clinic Based and Community Based Models in Kerala

    Palliative Care in India: A Comparative Study of Clinic Based and Community Based Models in Kerala, presented in the Ninth Conference of Indian Association for Social Sciences and Health, on Health, Gender and Inclusive Development, at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, 24-26 November 2011 (jointly with A.K.Sharma).
  • Palliative Care in India: Major issues for Sociological Investigation

    Palliative Care in India: Major Issues for Sociological Investigation, XXXVI All India Sociological Conference, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, 27-29 December 2010 (jointly with A.K Sharma).

Workshop Attended

  • Mulivariate Analysis using SPSS and AMOS, from 23 March-28 March, 2017

    Participated National Workshop on Multivariate analysis using SPSS and AMOS organized by Department of Management studies of Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Erode, Tamil Nadu, India from 23 March- 28th March, 2017
  • Approaches to Social Science Research

    Pre-Conference workshop on Approaches to Social Science Research organized by Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health Jawaharlal Nehru University as part of the IASSH Conference on Health, Regional Disparities and Social Development at Department of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi during November 19-20, 2012.
  • Pre-conference workshop on palliative care organised by IAPC

    Preconference workshop of Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPC) at Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre & Research Institute, Thakurpukur in Kolkata on 9 February 2012.
  • Workshop for Young sociologists

    Workshop for Young Sociologists organized by Indian Sociological Society at Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Orissa during 25-26 December 2010.
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Medical and Health Research

    Short Term Training in use of Qualitative Research Methods in Medical and Health Research jointly organized by Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi at Sardar Patel Institute Campus, Ahmadabad from 7 -9 April, 2010.

Ph.D Dissertation

  • Community Participation in Health Care Delivery

    “Community Participation in Health Care Delivery: An Enquiry of Kerala Model of Palliative Care” at Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Kanpur. Thesis advisor is Prof. A.K. Sharma of IIT Kanpur

Achievement

  • Third Rank holder in MA Sociology, M.G University, Kottayam, Keralam

  • Qualified UGC-NET held in Dece-2006

Review committee member of EARHM

  • Review member

    Review committee member of Eminent Association of Researchers in Humanities and Social Sciences

Editorial Experience

  • Editor in Charge of Civil Service Preliminary Studies (2008)

    Editor in charge of a book titled as Civil Service Preliminary studies (2008) published by Brilliance College Publication, Trivandrum,Kerala
  • Sub editor of Success Today (January 2006- July 2008)

    Sub editor of a competitive examination magazine ‘Success Today’ at Brilliance College Publication, Trivandrum, Kerala.

Professional Membership

  • Inian Sociological Society (ISS)

    Life member of Indian Sociological Society (Membership No: 4272)
  • Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPC)

    Life Member of Indian Association of Palliative Care: (Membership No:LF/S/144)