2013-18: Doctoral Studies at Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven. Defended the Doctoral Thesis, Farmer Suicide in India: A Christian-Inspired Response in the Light of a Compassionate Ethics.
2012-13: M.Phil in Theological Ethics, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven. Dissertation: Farmer Suicide in India: Ethical and Pastoral Perspectives.
2008-10: Master of Arts (English Literature), IGNOU, New Delhi.
2006-09: Bachelor of Theology, St. Albert’s College, Ranchi.
2003-06: Bachelor of Arts (English Literature), St. Xavier’s College, Ranchi.
2000-02: Bachelor of Philosophy, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore.
2019-onwards: Visiting Professor at St. Albert’s College, Ranchi. Courses Taught:
Batchelor of Theology: Fundamental Moral Theology.
Licentiate in Theology: Contextual Theology.
2020-onwards: Resident Professor at Morning Star Regional Seminary, Kolkata Courses Taught:
Batchelor of Theology: Theology of Justice, Theology of Sexualtiy and Marriage, Theology of Reconciliation & Anointing
Batchelor of Philosophy: Optional English, Practical Ethics, Skill Enhancement
• Gigesh Thomas, “Prophetic Intervention for Prevention of Farmer Suicide in India: A Dialogue with Contemporary Catholic Social Teaching,” Catholic Theological Society of America Annual COnvention, Caribe Hilton, Puerto Rico, 11-06-2016.
• Gigesh Thomas, “Revictimization of the Victims and the Relevance of a Virtue Ethics Approach in Trauma-Related Research,” Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 10-09-2016.
• Gigesh Thomas, “Farmer Suicide in India: Ethical Reflections,” Christ University, Bangalore, 10-01-2019.