2021: Finalist for the “Future of Work” Prize, University of Zurich Centre for Leadership in the Future of Work.

2019: First prize winner of ECRM Teaching Research Methods Excellence Awards, European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies.

2018: Best Full Paper Award, British Academy of Management Conference.

2018: Emerging Scholar Award, 13th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences.

2016: PhD in Communication Sciences with Summa Cum LaudeRigorous, transparent, and eye-catching: Exploring the universalistic parameters of impactful theory building in management, Universita della Svizzera italiana.

2015: GIKA Legateship (Representing Switzerland), Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy.

2015: Best paper of the program – selected to be published in Academy of Management Proceedings 2015, Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

2014: Best paper Award, Research Methods Division & Sage Publications, Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

2006: Third Rank in Bachelor of Social Work at Kerala (India) state level, Mahatma Gandhi University.


2019: Selected Member of Scientific CommitteeWorld Conference on Qualitative Research 2019.

2018: Selected Member of International Committee, Society for Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology (SQIP).

2018: Selected Member of Scientific CommitteeWorld Conference on Qualitative Research 2018.

2015: Selected Member of Editorial Review Board, Journal of Innovation and Knowledge.


2019-2020: Small project funding, Methodology and Statistics Department, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Utrecht University.

2017-2017: Funding to organize seminar on qualitative research, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences Internationalization Project, Utrecht University.

2016-2020: Project funding (secondary applicant)Swiss National Science Foundation.

2015-2016: Docmobility scholarshipSwiss National Science Foundation.

2015-2015: Travel grantSwiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences.

2014-2014: Shadowing scholarshipUSI Equal Opportunities Services.

2013-2013: Summer school grantSwiss National Science Foundation.


2017: Basic Teaching Qualification (BKO), The Netherlands.

2010: University Grants Commission: National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) for lectureship, India.