Assistant Professor in Department of Zoology, Kannur university (Since 06-08-2020)
BOE Chairman, Department of Zoology, Kannur University (Since August 2020)
Teaches conservation biology (III semester), Advanced Statistics and Biophysics (I st semester), and Animal Physiology (II nd semester) for M Sc Applied Zoology, Kannur University
Post doctoral research:
12.2017 – 12.2019:Post-doc fellow, Department of Zoology, Tel Aviv university
Project: Health in a changing climate: the dynamic challenge of snake bite in South Asia, Funded by Medical Research Council, United Kingdom.
09.2016 - 09.2017: Post-doctoral research associate, Department of Geography and Environment, BAR-ILAN UNIVERSITY
Project: PHANG (Primate Habitat and Distribution in Western Ghats)
Reviewer of the following journals:
Forests (Member of Reviewer board)
Environmental Science and Pollution Research
ISPRS International Journal of Geo-information
Remote Sensing of Environment
American Journal of Primatology
12.2017-12.2019 Post-doctoral fellowship funded by medical research council, UK at Tel Aviv University
Erinjery,J.J., Singh, M, & Kent, R. (2019) Diet-dependent habitat shifts at different life stages of two sympatric primate species. Journalofbiosciences, 44(2), 43.
Erinjery,J.J., Singh, M, & Kent, R. (2018) Mapping and assessment of vegetation types in the tropical rainforests of the Western Ghats using multispectral Sentinel-2 and SAR Sentinel-1 satellite imagery. RemoteSensingofEnvironment, 216, 345-354.
Das, S., Erinjery,J.J., Desai, N., Mohan K., Kumara, H. N., & Singh, M. (2018) Dead infant carrying in nonhuman anthropoids: insights from systematic analysis and case studies on bonnet macaques, Macacaradiata and lion-tailed macaqeus,Macacasilenus. Journal of Comparative Psychology.
Erinjery,J.J., Kumara, H. N., Mohan, K., & Singh, M. (2017). Interactions of lion-tailed macaque (Macacasilenus) with non-primates in the Western Ghats, India. CurrentScience, 112 (10), 2129-2134.
Erinjery, J. J., Kumar, S., Kumara, H. N., Mohan, K., Dhananjaya, T., Sundarraj, M., Kent, R., & Singh, M. (2017). Losing its ground: A case study of fast declining populations of a ’least-concern’ species, the bonnet macaque (Macaca radiata) using multispectral remote sensing techniques. PloS one, 12 (8), e0182140.
Erinjery,J.J., Kavana, T. S., & Singh, M. (2017). Behavioural variability in macaques and langurs of the Western Ghats, India, Folia Prima- tologica, 88(3), 293-306.
Erinjery,J.J., Kumara, H.N., Kavana, T. S., & Singh, M. (2016). Are interspeciﬁc associations of primates in the Western Ghats a matter of chance? A case study of the lion-tailed macaque. Journal of Tropical Ecology. 32(1), 41-49.
Das, S., Dutta, S., Erinjery,J.J., & Singh, M. (2016). First record of bridal snake Dryocalamusnympha in Karnataka. Herpetozoa.28 (3/4), 206-209.
Singh, M., Kumara, H.N., Kavana, T.S., Erinjery,J.J., & Kumar, S. (2016). Demography and reproductive output of langurs of the Western Ghats, India. Primates, 57(4), 501-508. .
Erinjery,J.J., Kavana, T. S., & Singh, M. (2015). Food resources, distribution and seasonal variations in ranging in lion-tailed macaques,Macacasilenus in the Western Ghats, India. Primates,56(1), 45-54.
Kavana, T. S., Erinjery,J.J. & Singh, M. (2015). Folivory as a Constraint on Social Behaviour of Langurs in South India. Folia Primatologica. 86 (4), 420-431.
Kavana, T. S., Erinjery,J.J. & Singh, M. (2015). Diet of Nilgiri langur Semnopithecusjohnii inhabiting tropical montane shola in the Nilgiri hills, south India. AsianPrimatesJournal.5(1), 3-11.
Kavana, T. S.,Erinjery,J.J. & Singh, M. (2014). Male Takeover and infanticide in Nilgiri Langurs Semnopithecusjohnii in the Western Ghats, India. FoliaPrimatologica,85(3), 164-177.
Erinjery,J.J., Das, S., Ram, M.S., & Singh, M. (2014). Record of the rare Bibrons coral snake Calliophisbibroni from Nelliyampathy hills, Kerala.JournalofBombayNaturalHistorySociety(BNHS),111(1), 51.
Singh, M., Erinjery,J.J., & Das, S. (2013). Ecology, distribution, population trends and behavior of Indian primates: a research per- spective. Universitylectureseries2. Central University of Bihar, Bihar.
Singh, M., Erinjery,J.J., Kavana, T. S., Roy, K., & Singh, M. (2011). Drastic population decline and conservation prospects of roadside dark-bellied bonnet macaques (Macacaradiata) of southern India. Primates,52(2), 149-154
Lewin, A., Erinjery, J. J., de Waroux, Y. L. P., Tripler, E., & Iwamura, T. (2021). Land-use differences modify predator-prey interactions and Acacia vegetation in a hyperarid ecosystem. Journal of Arid Environments, 192, 104547.
Rathinakumar, A., Baheerathan, M., Caspers, B. A., Erinjery, J. J., Kaliraj, P., Baskaran, S., & Marimuthu, G. (2021). Male chemical signalling to recruit females in the greater short-nosed fruit bat Cynopterus sphinx. Acta Chiropterologica, 23(1), 81-92.
Goldstein, E., Erinjery, J. J., Martin, G., Kasturiratne, A., Ediriweera, D. S., de Silva, H. J., ... & Iwamura, T. (2021). Integrating human behavior and snake ecology with agent-based models to predict snakebite in high risk landscapes. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 15(1), e0009047.
1 Erinjery, J. J., Das, S., Kavana, T.S., & Singh, M. (2015).
Diversity and ecology of non-human primates in India, In: FaunalDiversityofIndia. Sobti, R.C., Jaiswal, K., & Mishra, S. (Eds.). Narendra Publishing House, Delhi, pp. 513- 524.
Technical reports submitted
1 Erinjery,J.J., & Singh, M. (2014).
Behavioral ﬂexibility of lion-tailed macaques and Nilgiri langurs in Nelliyampathy hills, India.
To: Kerala forest department.
2 Singh, M, Kavana, T.S., & Erinjery, J. J. (2011).
Behavioural proﬁle of Nilgiri langurs in Nilgiris, India. To: Tamil Nadu Forest Department.