Dr. S. Peppin

Professor, Sustainability
Academic Dean, Xavier School of Sustainability

M.A. (Loyola College, Chennai) MPhil and PhD (JNU)
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Teaching Interests

For RM Students

1. Societal Analysis and Development Alternatives
2. Understanding Development Organisations
3. OB-II (Group Behaviour)
4 Disaster Management
5. Health Care Management
6. Development Training

For BM Students (Full Time & Part Time)
1. Organisation Change and Development

Research Interests

1. Millennium Development Goals in Orissa (Sponsored by UNICEF)
2. Disaster Risk Reduction (Sponsored by Concern Worldwide)
3. Human Resources in Health
4. Restructuring District Health System
5. Resiliency and Peace Building

Administrative Responsibilities

1. Formerly Coordinator of Post Graduate Programme in Rural Management
2. Coordinator, Centre for Healthcare Management
3. Faculty-in-Charge, Global Fund for HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria (Round 7)

Research & Publications


2016, Training-Conducted: Workshop on Inequality and Human Development in Odisha: Exploring Status and Strategies, Venue: XIMB

Directorial / Advisory Position

Member of the Expert Committee on Chief Minister's Award for Excellence in Innovation in Governance and Public Service Delivery, Government of Odisha, General Administration Department,General Administration, Secretarial Building, Bhubaneswar,Duration: to 2017

Work Experience

Lecturer in Loyola College, Chennai
Programme Assistant, Voluntary Health Association of India
Lecturer and Reader in Rural Development & Women's Development, IGNOU
Senior Programme Advisor, (Human and Institutional Development), Indo-Swiss Natural Resources Management Programme


1. Servant Leadership
2. Philosophical Foundations of Management