D. Rajasenan is the Hon. Director of the Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP), CUSAT and the Hon. Director of the International Centre for Economic Policy and Analysis (ICEPA), CUSAT. He is also Professor of Econometrics and Mathematical Economics at the Department of Applied Economics, CUSAT. He coordinated the American, (BCA) programme in CUSAT, the Netherlands SEPTRA programme of the Department of Applied Economics and European Union Asia-Link Project. Former Dean of the faculty of Social Sciences at CUSAT and a former consultant to the World Bank (STC) on fishery Quality Standards, D. Rajasenan is the recipient of the DAAD fellowship, Common Wealth Senior Fellowship and Indo-Canadian Shastri Fellowship. He has also been awarded nine Post-Doctoral Fellowships in the Netherlands and Germany.