Professor Dr. K.S. Mathew is the Director of the Institute for Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Kannur University. He has a PhD in Indo-Portuguese History from JNU, New Delhi. He has worked as a Lecturer in History at M.S.University of Baroda, a Reader in History at M. S. University of Baroda, Professor & Head, Central University of Hyderabad and the Founder Head of the Department of History, Pondicherry Central University. He has published 26 Books and 110 Research Articles in National and International Publications.
He is the Member of Indian Council of Historical Research, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India and an Associate Academic Fellow of Ministry of Marinha, Lisbon.