T T Sreekumar holds an M.Phil. in Applied Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University (CDS/JNU),New Delhi and a PhD in STS (Science, Technology & Society) from the School of Humanities & Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong. Currently teaching at the Department of Communication, EFL University, Hyderabad, India, he has previously taught at the National University of Singapore (NUS), MICA-The School of Ideas, Ahmadabad and Division of Social Sciences, HKUST, Hong Kong. At EFL University, he is also holding the position of the Director of the Educational Multimedia Research Center (EMMRC).
He is the author of the book “ICTs & Development in India: Perspectives on the Rural Network Society” (Anthem Books, London, 2011). Widely published in National and International Journals, Sreekumar has research experience in India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore and has presented research papers in major Communications and Social Science Conferences/Seminars held in Asia, USA, Europe, Africa, New Zealand, Canada and Latin America.
A writer and columnist in his mother tongue Malayalam, Sreekumar has authored/edited 12 books and written over 300 articles in the language.
He has been the Editor in Chief (2013-2017) of Journal of Creative Communications (peer reviewed, international Sage Publication), and the Associate Editor (2014-2019) of Media Asia (Taylor & Francis). He is currently the Editor of International Journal of Media Studies published by EFL University. He also serves as member of the editorial advisory board and as manuscript reviewer for several other prominent journals.
His research interests include New Media and Technoculture, Impact of Internet in Developing Countries, Mobile communications, State Civil Society relations, Political Economy of Development; Religion and New Media, Cyberculture and New Social Movements.
He is also closely associated with several civil society organizations in India.