| Dr. Kurian Joseph M.Com., M.B.A.(IB), M.Sc.(Psych), LL.M., Ph.D. is the principal of St. Alphonsa CS College, Kanjirapally.
He has a PG teaching experience of 26 years. Company Accounts, Cost and Management Accounting, Tax Laws, Strategic Management, Corporate Governance and Consumer Protection are his fields of specialisation.
One Major Research Project, aided by UGC on “Organised Consumption” and one research project on consumer protection aided by CDS were undertaken by him.
He is a research guide in Commerce and Management in MG University, Kottayam and SASTRA University, Thanjavur. Under his guidance 2 Ph.D. research candidates have completed and 5 scholars are pursuing their Ph.D. degree.
He is the author of 8 books on consumer protection, Rule of law and Peoples’ Participation and Remedial Measures to exploitation; co-author of a book on Current topics in Economics, Commerce and Management.
Further Dr. Kurian Joseph has published 19 articles in the leading international/national journals and presented several papers in international/national seminars conducted by various agencies.
He has been a consumer activist since 1985 and is one of the founder secretaries of Commerce Association of Kerala.
He is an Academic Counsellor of Institute of Company Secretaries of India.
He is the Director of Centre for Human Resource Development and the President of Consumer Protection and Research Society, Kanjirapally.