Dr. D. Joseph Chandra is currently Head, Department of English, Loyola College and formerly Dean of Arts, Loyola College. He has 33 years of teaching experience at Loyola College and is also an accomplished Soft Skills trainer. He is a recognized research supervisor by the University of Madras for doctoral students in English studies. He has authored several books including Power Talk, Soft Skills for Personality Development, Classical to Contemporary Literary Theory, Applied Literary Criticism, News and Views, etc. He has also edited various journals and publications.