Areas of Interest & Expertise
- Business Communication
- Soft Skills Training
- Behavioural Science
- Interactive Narratives
- English Language Teaching, Learning and Acquisition
- Personality Development
- Professional Writing
- Creative Writing
- Language and Literature
- Teaching using Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
Mary is a passionate English teacher who has over twenty years of teaching experience across the school, college, and university levels. She enjoys using interactive, technology-enabled, and communicative teaching pedagogy. She holds a PhD in English Language and Literature.
As a professional in the field of business communication, Mary has been teaching and conducting programmes and events to build effective communication skills for the workplace.
Mary is proficient in imparting training to develop business communication, improve professional writing ability, and enhance interpersonal skills. She also helps students ace the interview process by focusing on skills specific to the job application process — resume writing, effective cover letter writing, interview skills, and group discussions.
Over the past years, Mary was involved in assignments to conduct seminars and training sessions on business communication and soft skill development at various organisations and educational institutions.
During her teaching tenure at Truba Institute of Technology, Bhopal, Mary was awarded for excellence (English Teaching) by Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya (RGPV).
The paper titled ‘Women Empowerment through Technical Education’ presented by Mary was awarded the best paper at the International Conference on Recent Advancement in Science and Technology at Technocrats Institute of Technology (TIT), Bhopal in May 2017.
She was a faculty at the School of Advanced Sciences and Languages, Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Bhopal, before joining Azim Premji University.
- Sajeev, M.J. (2014). Womanhood as contrasted to feminism in the works of Kamala Das. International Journal of Management and Humanities (IJMH), 1(1), 41 – 48. https://www.ijmh.org/wp-content/uploads/papers/v1i1/A0194081114.pdf
- Sajeev, M.J. (2015). Portrayal of split persona in the poetry of Kamala Das. International Journal of Arts, Humanities and Management Studies (IJAHMS), 1(2), 69 – 73. http://ijahms.com/upcomingissue/09.02.2015.pdf
- Sajeev, M.J. (2021). Women empowerment through technical education in India. Elementary Education Online, 20(4), 2045 – 2051. https://www.ilkogretim-online.org/index.php/index.php?mno=81316
- Sajeev, M.J. (2020). Childhood nostalgia in Kamala Das’ poetry. Psychology Today, 57(8), 1348 – 1353. http://www.psychologyandeducation.net/pae/index.php/pae/article/view/5070/4424
- Sajeev, M.J. (2021). Confessional mode in Kamala Das’ poetry. Psychology and Education, 58(3), 3623 – 3630. https://doi.org/10.17762/pae.v58i3.4542