Dr P Sanal Mohan is a Former Professor in the School of Social Sciences at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. He was a Visiting Faculty Associate at the Centre for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania, USA, in 2011. His research interests include colonial modernity, social movements and questions of identity, Dalit movements, and Christianity in India. Modernity of Slavery: Struggles Against Caste Inequality in Colonial Kerala is his book. He has published several research studies and articles.