Praveen Shetty is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Humanities and Management, Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT), Manipal. His research area is Intercultural Communications focused on multiculturalism and diversity. He teaches communication skills in English and Intercultural Studies at MIT, Manipal. He also teaches select modules at Manipal Centre for European Studies (MCES) on topics related to European identity, theories of literature and culture. He is also a recipient of Jean Monnet Module tilted Building Bridges: Indo-European Intercultural Dynamics and is the Coordinator of the Centre for Intercultural Studies and Dialogue, MAHE, Manipal. The Centre is engaged in activities related to intercultural studies that include summer and winter schools, academic modules in the field, and workshops on intercultural communication.