Mr. D. R. Rahul

Assistant Professor of English

Mr. D. R. Rahul

Assistant Professor of English

D. R. Rahul is an Assistant Professor of English in the School of Science and Humanities at Shiv Nadar University Chennai. Prior to joining the university, Rahul pursued his doctoral degree at the National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli. He has submitted his thesis and it is under evaluation. His current research interests span Second Language Acquisition and Biolinguistics. His articles have appeared in Web of Science/SCOPUS indexed journals.

 

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor of English, Shiv Nadar University, Chennai(April 2022 onward)
  • Assistant Professorof English, Don Bosco College, Yelagiri Hills (2015 – 2017)

Education

  • D- National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (Thesis is under examination)
  • PGDTE – The English and Foreign Languages University– 2015
  • MA- Pondicherry University – 2014
  • BA – Thiruvalluvar University2012

GIAN course

  • Human Genomics: Computational Methods and Applications at Jadavpur University,Kolkata, India

Publications

  • Rahul, D. R., & Ponniah, R. J. (In Press). Incidental vocabulary acquisition throughlistening. MEXTESOL journal.
  • Rahul, D. R. & Ponniah, R. J. (2022) A systematic review of associations betweengenetic polymorphism and dyslexia in the Indian population. Journal ofBiosciences.
  • Rahul, D. R., & Ponniah, R. J. (2021). Educational Insights into Dyslexia. RupkathaJournal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, 13(4), 1-12.https://dx.doi.org/10.21659/rupkatha.v13n4.35
  • Rahul, D. R. & Ponniah, R. J. (2021) The modularity of dyslexia. Pediatrics andNeonatology, 62(3), 240-248. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedneo.2021.03.001
  • Rahul, D. R. & Ponniah, R. J. (2020) Understanding the robustness of incidentalvocabulary acquisition through reading: Qualitative insights frombiolinguistics.Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities,12(5), rioc1s23n2.https://10.21659/rupkatha.v12n5.rioc1s23n2
  • Rahul, D. R. & Ponniah, R. J. (2019). Language impairment in primary progressiveaphasia and other neurodegenerative diseases. Journal of genetics, 98(4), 95.https://doi.org/10.1007/s12041-019-1139-5
  • Rahul, D. R. & Ponniah, R.J. (2019). Decoding the biology of language and itsimplications in language acquisition. Journal of Biosciences, 44 (1), 25.https://doi.org/10.1007/s12038-018-9832-8
  • Sriganesh, R., Rahul, D. R., & Ponniah, R. J. (2018). Genetics of Reading Ability andIts Role in Solving Reading Difficulties. In The Idea and Practice of Reading(pp.125-139). Springer, Singapore.https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-8572-7_8
  • Rahul, D. R. & Surya, S.S. (2016). Language, Literature: Newer Perspectives.Bodhivanam Publishers. (ISBN 978-93-80690-35-3)
  • Rahul, D. R. (2015). A Critique on Dogme ELT. The Journal of English LanguageTeaching, 57(6), 29 – 33.

Submissions Under Review

  • Rahul, D. R. & Ponniah, R. J. Incidental vocabulary acquisition of Indian ESLlearners through reading. The Journal of Asia TEFL.

Events Organized

  • Member of the Organizing Committee of 2nd Rupkatha International Open Conference on Recent Advances in Interdisciplinary Humanities Organized by Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities in collaboration with The University of Arizona, Tucson, USA, The University of Talca, Chile, and Chitrolekha Journal on Art and Design between 28th and 30th August 2021.
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of a Two-Week FDP on Continuing Professional Development: Practising, Researching and Publishing Organised by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Technology-Trichy (NIT-T), between 12th and 20th July 2021.
  • Convener of a Two-Day National Conference on Language, Literature: Newer Perspectives. Department of English, Don Bosco College, Yelagiri Hills, Tamil Nadu, between 4th and 5th February 2016.