Dr. Norbert Mascarenhas, Associate Professor of History, St. Philomena College, Darbe, Puttur has been conferred with Ph.D. Degree by Hampi Kannada University for his research work on “Dakshina Kannada Jilleya Samajika Badalavaneyalli Kraista Sansthegala Patra (1834-2008).
He prepared his Doctoral thesis under the guidance of Dr. Peter Wilson Prabhakar, HOD of History, Vivekanada College Puttur. Dr. Norbert hails from Somavarpet Kodagu District and is the proud son of Mr. Joseph Mascarenhas (Late) and Mrs. Elizebeth Mascarenhas. He is the alumnus of St. Philomena College, Puttur. His spouse Mrs. Pramila Crasta is a Lecturer in Biology at Govt. Pre-University College, Kannyana. Their children Nevil and Neil make the full family.