K G Paulose ( b.1946 ) was the first Vice chancellor from 2007 - 2011 of Keralakalamandalam Deemed University for Art and Culture. He has held positions like Registrar of Sree Sankaracharya University, Kalady; Chief Editor Publications, Aryavaidyasala Kottakkal; Chairman Chinmaya International Sodh Sansthan and Principal of Govt. Sanskrit College Tripunithura. He has specialised in the areas of Comparative Aesthetics, Natyasastra, Ancient Theatre and Kutiyattam. He has authored twenty and edited over fifty books and published many Research papers. He was the Chief Editor of three research journals-Purnatrayi, Aryavadyan and Dhimahi. His important publications are – Natankusa - A critique of Dramaturgy (1993), Kutiyattam Theatre - The Earliest Living Tradition (2006), Laghu Samskrtam (2006) and Vyangyavyakhya- The Aesthetics of Dhvani (2013). Several distinctions were bestowed upon him including the awards of Kerala Sahitya Akademi and Kerala Sangeeta Nataka Akademi.

Thirupati Sanskrit Viswavidyalaya conferred on him the title of Vachaspati in 2009.
Professor Paulose was a Fellow (2012 -2014)of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Rastrapatinivas, Shimla.