Formerly Professor of Comparative Literature, Professor and Head, Department of Art History, at Madurai Kamaraj University.

Visiting Lecturer, College of Wooster, Ohio, USA.
Lecturer in Residence, University of Wisconsin, USA.

Edited and published more than 700 Tamil Inscriptions.

Contribution to the DHARMA project : editing Tamil inscriptions with English translation and assisting project members in reading Tamil Inscriptions.

Recent publication

2017 Tirunallaru Sri Dharbbaranyeswara Temple Inscriptions. Texts, Photos, Transcriptions and Introduction. Tirunallaru, Karaikal: Sri Dharbbaranyeswara Temple Devasthanam.