Dr. J. Felicita is Associate Professor and Chair Finance at St. Joseph's Institute of Management (JIM), St. Joseph's Colleg(Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli.
She has done her doctorate in Finance at Bharathidasan University, Trichy. She has a rich teaching experience of twenty eighty years in Commerce and Business Administration both at the Under Graduate and Post Graduate level in reputed colleges like St. Mary's College - Tuticorin, Holy Cross College (Autonomous) Trichy, and St. Joseph's College (Autonomous) Trichy. Her vast experience helps her possess outstanding interpersonal and student related skills. She has taken responsibility role as the Dean -Students in JIM from 2015-2018. At present she is the Chair Faculty Enhancement programme in JIM. She handles classes on International Financial Management, Accounting for Managers, Financial services.
She has presented and published many research papers in various National and International conferences one such paper is "The Impact of Mobile Commerce - A SWOT Analysis" at WSEAS International Conference, Cambridge University, U.K. in Feb 2009 which was well acclaimed. She has attended conference conducted by Wairco in Malaysia in Oct.2015 and her paper "Confirmatory Factor Analysis - Key Factors influencing on Online Shopping Website" had won the Best Paper Award. In the International Multidisciplinary Academic Conference Dubai in Jan. 2019, her paper 'Implementation of Cost Reduction Techniques in Small Scale Garment Industries in India-A SWOT Analysis', won the Best Paper Award. She has also published papers in Scopus, Springer. She is a Member of world scientific Engineering and Academic Society (WSEAS) from Feb 2008 onwards. Member of World Academic-Industry Research Collaboration Organization (WAIRCO) from 2016 onwards.
A mini project titled "Economic Empowerment of Rural Women: A Self Help Group Model Through Financial Inclusion" has been provisionally considered by the UGC and has received a grant for the same.
She has also authored and published books titled "Accounting for Decision Makers", 'Financial Management' for the Management students. She is a recognized Research Advisor in Management under Bharathidasan University and has guided more than 6 Ph.D scholars.