Surendra Kumar is a Lecturer at Jindal Global Law School, where he teaches Constitutional Law. He has completed his LL.M from SOAS University of London as a Chevening Scholar, specialising in International Law and Human Rights. He is the Principal Indian Reporter for Oxford Reports on International Law in Domestic Courts (ILDC). He is currently conducting research on the interface of caste and race within a Constitutional Framework.
DR. MANWENDRA KUMAR TIWARI
Dr. Manwendra Kumar Tiwari has been teaching in National Law Universities, since 2008. He worked for 9 years as an Assistant Professor in Law at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow. He has also served Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur for two years as an Assistant Professor in Law. Presently, he is an Associate Professor in Law at the Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur. He completed his LL.B. from the Faculty of Law, Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi and LL.M. from the Indian Law Institute (ILI), New Delhi. He was awarded the degree of Ph.D. in law by Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow. His areas of interest are Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, Human Rights and Research Methodology. He is one of the mentors for Project ‘Iqra’ - an initiative to help Indian Muslim Students study at world's best universities with a focus on policy.
Oishik Sircar is a professor at Jindal Global Law School and has studied at the universities of Pune, Toronto and Melbourne. Oishik is an adjunct fellow at University of Technology Sydney Law School and an associate member at the Institute for International Law and the Humanities, Melbourne Law School. Oishik teaches and writes in the areas of critical jurisprudence, postcolonial studies, queer theory, law and violence, and law and aesthetics. Oishik has recently published Violent Modernities: Cultural Lives of Law in the New India (Oxford University Press 2021) and his forthcoming book is Ways of Remembering: Law, Cinema and Collective Memory in the New India (Cambridge University Press 2022). Oishik has co-directed the documentary film We are Foot Soldiers (PSBT 2011) which won the 3rd prize at the Jeevika-Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival in 2012. In 2020, Oishik was a recipient of the WISCOMP-Saahas Award for "exemplary work to promote gender justice in higher education campuses in India". Oishik's published works are available here:
Madhavi Gopalakrishnan is an Assistant Lecturer at Jindal Global Law School, where she researches and teaches constitutional law. She has previously worked with the Centre for Law and Policy Research in their constitutional culture initiative. Her research focuses on public participation in constitution-making, federalism, and comparative constitutional studies. She is an alumnus of the University of Nottingham and Jindal Global Law School.
Anmol Diwan works as an Assistant Professor at Jindal Global Law School and as a Senior Research Associate and Co-ordinator (Projects) at Centre for Justice, Law and Society, JGLS. He graduated from the University of Southern California - Gould School of Law’s LL.M. program in 2018 with a special focus on human rights, global health and civil rights and was awarded for receiving high honours in academics. From May 2018 to July 2019, he gained invaluable practical experience when he was offered the prestigious legal fellowship at University of Southern California’s Institute on Inequalities in Global Health, Program on Global Health and Human Rights. During the fellowship, he got the opportunity to work with leading experts such as Professor Sofia Gruskin and Professor Laura Ferguson on issues around sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and access to heath services for marginalized communities. Recognizing the impact of his work, he was invited to speak at the Los Angeles Global Health Conference at University of California, Los Angeles in January 2019 as a breakthrough speaker. Prior to joining academia, he has also worked as a litigation associate with Panicker & Panicker LLP, New Delhi. His research areas include critical legal theory, comparative constitutional law, global health including public health, gender & sexuality, and education policy.
SWATI SINGH PARMAR
Swati Singh Parmar has been teaching Public International Law and Jurisprudence from 2016. She joined Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, in 2018, where she currently is Assistant Professor in International Law and Director of its Centre for Studies in Legal Theory. Ms. Swati completed her B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from the University of Allahabad in 2011 and LL.M. (International Laws) from Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, in 2016. She has been awarded gold medal in her LL.M. She has completed a course on ‘International Humanitarian Law in Theory and Practice’ from Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies of Leiden University and a course on ‘Diplomacy in the Modern World’ from SOAS University of London.
Nikunj Kulshreshtha is an Assistant Lecturer at Jindal Global Law School. Prior to joining academia, he was a practising litigator in criminal law. He completed his LLM in Criminal Justice from Queen Mary University of London in 2019. His research interests are Criminal Law, Criminal Justice and Gender & Law.