Dr. (Mrs) JAYANTHASRI BALAKRISHNAN,
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D (English)., M.Ed., M.A., Ph.D.(Tamil)
Dr. Jayanthasri Balakrishnan is a Professor in the Department of English, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore-14, with 30 years of teaching experience. She is a double doctorate, having been awarded two Ph.D Degrees, one in English by the Central University, Pondicherry in 1998 and the second one in Tamil by Bharathiar University, Coimbatore in 2009. She also possesses a Masters Degree in Education from the University of Madras. She is a registered Guide of Bharathiar University for Ph.D for both English and Tamil. She is an eloquent speaker both in English and Tamil. She is a Writer, Poet, Translator, Torch-bearer of women empowerment, and has varied interests including theatre and drama. She also has proved her mettle as a Soft skills trainer. She is a much sought after student counselor. She has been commended by ‘The Hindu’ in ‘The Personality of the week’. She is a member of the Editorial board of the Central Institute of Classical Tamil for the translations of the Tamil vintage classic ‘Kuruntokai’ . She was a Sub-editor of the Tamil Magazine ‘Disaigal’. She won ‘The Best short story writer award’ from the popular Tamil magazine Ananda Vikatan. She is a Resource Person of the UGC for various Indian Universities. She is a member of the Board of Studies of English in various institutions including the Department of English, University of Madras.She is a member of the IQAC in various Colleges.