About Founder & Director


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 INCLUDEAesthetic 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).