Anand Mahanand

Anand Mahanand is a Professor at the English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad. He is interested in the pedagogic aspects of folk and fairy tales. He has translated two collections of folktales from Odia to English and published several books on different aspects of folktales. Presently, he is engaged in a project on ‘Traditional Stories and Ethical Values: Examples from Indian Knowledge System’. He is the Executive Editor of Lokaratna, an International online peer-reviewed journal devoted to folklore, literature, and pedagogy.