T K Kunhikannan is a visiting professor in Social Sciences at Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University, Kerala. He has over 31 years of experience in teaching at UG and PG level. He is the General Secretary of Kerala Sasthra Sahithya Parishath (KSSP). His area of interests includes Kerala Economy, Neo-Liberalism, Environmental Economics, Decentralization and Health Economics. He was awarded MM Ghani Memorial Award for the best teacher from Calicut University. He has authored more than 10 books both in Malayalam and English.