P S Manoj Kumar is an academician, poet, and a translator. His research interests include ancient history, modern history, and religious history, among many others. Some of his works include Madhyakaala India: Charithranirmmithikal, Shaping of Rights: Jati and Gender in Colonial Keralam, and Becoming Citizens: Transformations of State and Jati in Colonial Keralam. His research articles were published in reputed journals and have been part of several edited volumes. He has also translated books from different genres into Malayalam.