Dr. Swetha Thomas


Perumbral House, Kallubane, Virajpet, Kodagu, Karnataka



  • Doctor of Philosophy (Development Studies-Criminology) from M.G. University (Impact of Training on the Attitude of Police Recruits Towards Crime).
  • Masters in Criminology from National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi.
  • Bachelor in Psychology from Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore.

Areas of Interest:

  • Research in police science and administration, Crime Investigations, Corporate Investigations, Human Rights, Security Management.

Previous Work Experiences:

  • GSOC Specialist at ServiceNow (Securitas)- Hyderabad
  • Intern at Kerala Police Academy
  • Former Vice President- Indian Criminology & Forensic Science Association


  • Thomas, S. (2016). Acceptance of Rape Myth Among Police Trainees. IOSR Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 21(4), pg 10- 13.

Seminars and Conferences:

  • 36th All India Criminology Conference in 2013 at National Law University, Delhi.
  • UGC sponsored National Workshop on Research Methodology for Academic Research in 2014 at SGTDS, M.G. University, Kottayam.
  • UGC sponsored national seminar on Crime Against Women- A Growing Menace to Society in 2015 at BCM, Kottayam (Paper Presented: Crime against Women in Kerala).
  • National Seminar cum Workshop on Cyber Security ‘CYSEC 3’ in 2017 conducted by Department of Computer Science, School of Technology and Applied Sciences, M.G. University, Kottayam.
  • National Seminar on Loco Motor Disabilities in 2017 at School of Behavioural Sciences, M.G. University, Kottayam (Paper Presented: Legal lacunae with respect to persons with disabilities).
  • Kerala Studies Conference in 2019 at SGTDS, M.G. University, Kottayam
  • Online ‘Moodle’ Training Workshop-Advanced in 2021 organized by IQAC, St Thomas College (Autonomous), Thrissur.
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