Dr. A. J. Sebastian sdb is a Priest-Educator belonging to the Salesians of Don Bosco, Dimapur, India and a former Professor & Head, Department of English, Nagaland Central University, Kohima Campus, where he taught the P.G., M.Phil & PhD students for 16 years.
A Gold medallist in M.A.(1988), he was awarded Ph.D (1992) in the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins. The research was undertaken in collaboration with the G.M. Hopkins’ Centre at the Gonzaga University, Spokane, U.S.A. He also holds a P.G. Diploma in Psychological Counselling.
He has authored & edited 20 books and over 100 papers and articles for National & International Journals and Anthologies. His interests include Indian Writing in English with special reference to the Literature of the North East India and Management & Motivational studies. He continues to minister to students and teachers through Motivation Programmes & by creating digital environment through the website: www. studenthelpline.co.in.
He can be contacted on Mobile (0)7005022503 8 am to 6 pm (Monday to Saturday); 10 am to 6 pm on Sunday
HIS MAJOR PUBLICATIONS INCLUDE: Aesthetic and Religious Quest in the Poetry of G.M. Hopkins (1994); Musings : A First Book of Verse (1996); My Travels: My Teacher (1998); In His Name: Fr. Peter Bianchi sdb Recounts His Story (ed. 1999); Literary Terms in Poetry (co-authored 2001); Literary Terms in Drama, Theatre & Cinema (co-authored 2002); Literary Terms in Fiction & Prose (co-authored 2004); Poetry from Nagaland (co-ed. 2005); In His Name: Fr. John Med sdb Recounts His Story (ed. 2005); The Poetry of G.M. Hopkins : An Ecological Study (2009); Quest for Identity in Contemporary Indian English Drama (2011); Quest for Identity in Contemporary Indian English Fiction and Poetry (2011); Prosaic Musings: Nagaland University Anthology of Prose (co-ed. 2012); Wings of Poesy: Nagaland University Anthology of Poetry (co-ed. 2012); Angst and Hope in Contemporary Indian English Drama (2014); Angst and Hope in Contemporary Indian English Fiction (2014); In His Name: Recalling Past Memories (ed. 2015); Critical Essays of Naga Poets & Fiction Writers in English (2016).