Fr. Dr. M.K.George S.J


Selected Scholastic Contributions

  • Women’s Empowerment, sponsored by UNICEF, 1995
  • Trainers Training, Dept of Adult and Continuing Education, Univ. of Kerala,1989
  • Summer Institute in Population Education, Univ. Kerala,1988
  • Urban Services for the Poor, Regional Centre for Urban Environmental Studies Hyderabad and UNICEF
  • TA 101 and other basic training programmes in Counselling, 1984


  • Adult Education: Literacy instructor, Supervisor, Programme Officer: 1980-1982 and 1989- 1992
  • Family Counsellor: 1986 – 1989
  • Faculty, Sociology Dept., Loyola College of Social Sciences, Trivandrum, Kerala India. Affiliated to the University of Kerala : 1989- 2008
  • Principal, Loyola College of Social Sciences, Trivandrum, Kerala, Affiliated to the University of Kerala: 2004-08
  • International Visiting Fellow, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, USA : 2008-09
  • Director, Indian Social Institute, Bangalore, India.2009-2014
  • Research guide, University of Kerala – ongoing
  • Visiting Faculty, RGNYID, Deemed University, Chennai
  • Director, Loyola Extension Services, 1989-2002       (Honorary)
  • Director, Loyola Social Work Projects, Poovar, 1996-2002 (Honorary)
  • Consultor to the Kerala Jesuit Provincial       1994-2000
  • President and Secretary, Kerala Sociological Society, a term of three years each.
  • Member, Academic Council of the University of Kerala 1997-2003
  • Member, Board of Education, Archdiocese of Trivandrum,   1997-2003
  • Governing Body Member, State Resource Centre, Govt. of Kerala, two terms.
  • Youth trainer, Staff Development Programmes, Leadership training programmes, Counselling etc. 25 years
  • Printer, publisher and Chief Editor of Loyola Journal of Social Sciences, 1987 on.
  • Visiting Faculty, Academic Staff College, Trivandrum, Child Development Centre, Medical College, Trivandrum, seminaries etc.
  1. Women, Well-being, work, Waste and Sanitation. Sponsored by the European Commission, Delft, Netherlands, 2002-06
  2. The Tsunami Emergency Assistance Project (TEAP) – Socio-Economic Survey of Self Help Groups in Coastal Areas 2006. For the Department of Fisheries, Govt. of Kerala
  3. Socio-Economic Study of Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam corporations under the Kerala Sustainable Urban Development Project 2004
  4. Development-Induced Displacement sponsored by the Indian Social Institute, New Delhi. 2003
  5. Residual Illiteracy in a coastal village. Centre for Development Studies. Trivandrum 2000
  6. Participatory Development for Water. A joint project with Puthen Initiatives.2008.
  7. Human Development Approach to Access to Income: A joint project with Puthen Initiative. 2011
  8. Eleven Action Research Projects : Provided Consultancy through 2011-2012
Select Publications – Books & Chapters in Books

  1. Extension in Higher Education. – (Co- author) 1998. Published by Vikas, New Delhi
  2. Development Induced Displacement. (Co- author) 2003. Rawat Publications, Jaipur.
  3. Chapter on Paulo Freire, Published by Indian Social Institute, New Delhi.
  4. Thenthullikal. 2007. A book of reflections in Malayalam
  5. Participatory Development for Water. Co-author. 2009. Loyola Publications
  6. Human Development Approach to Access to Income : Case Study of NREGA; Co-author published by Rawat – 2012
  7. Chapter on ‘Women’s Self Groups’ in The Family and the MDGs. Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development. 2012.
  8. Family Matters .2013. Published by New Leader Publications
  9. Sixty Years of Secularism and Pluralistic Democracy:An overview. In Secularism and Pluralistic Democracy in India. Concept Publishing Company. New Delhi.
  10. Towards a Politics of Change. Co –Editor. 2014. New Delhi: Indian Social Institute.
  11. Education for Human Capital Formation. Co-author. 2014. Bangalore: Indian Social Institute.
  1. Life Member, Indian Sociological Society
  2. Life Member, Kerala Sociological Society
  3. Life Member, Indian Council of Social Welfare
  4. Life Member, International Association of Educators for World Peace
  5. Life Member, International Association of Third World Studies
  6. Life Member, Kerala Association for Non-formal education and Development.
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