M. R. Biju, currently working as Dean, School of Social Sciences, Dean, School of Legal Studies and Head of the Department of Public Administration and Policy Studies, Central University of Kerala, Kasaragode. He is the Chairperson of the PG Board of Studies and also serving as Member of the Court of the University. Dr. Biju is the Editor of South Asian Journal of Socio-Political Studies (SAJOSPS) and Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Political Science (IJOPS) is a prolific writer on socio-political and developmental issues. He has published over twenty-nine (29) books, one hundred and sixty (160) research papers, seventeen  book chapters, and reviewed over nine hundred books for South Asian Journal of Socio-Political Studies. His teaching and research experience, spanning more than 25 years, includes several achievements such as completion of three major research projects funded by Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India and University Grants Commission, New Delhi and the post-doctoral fellowship awarded by the UGC in 2004. He has also successfully guided doctoral students of the University of Kerala.
Dr. M.R. Biju is one of the widely cited writers in the field of Social Sciences with 161 citations and H-index of 6 and i10 index of 3. As per UGC Regulations of 2010, 2013 and 2016 Dr. Biju possess a total API Score of 3914 with API Cap of 3739 as on 1.1.2017.