Dr. V.Selvakumar is a prominent archaeologist, researcher and a teacher. He completed Ph.D. from Deccan College Post- Graduate Research Institute, Pune in 1997 and completed ICHR funded Post-Doctoral Research in the same institution in 2000. He was working as a lecturer at the Centre for Heritage Studies, Tripunithura, Kerala from 2003 to 2007. From 2007 he is working as a faculty member at Department of Epigraphy, Tamil University, Thanjavur. He has published a book titled ‘Tamil Cultural connections’ in the year 2000 and has edited many other books. He has published several research / seminar papers and delivered lectures in various regional, national and International academic platforms and events.