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I. Current Academic Appointment 1. Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), O.P. Jindal Global University (National Capital Region of Delhi, India), Assistant Professor of Law, August 2009Present Courses Taught: Judicial Process (Fall 2012); Public International Law (Fall 2010, Fall 2011); Comparative Constitutional Law (Fall 2011); Law and Social Theory: Normativity and Coercion (Spring 2012); Legal Pluralism: Disputing Beyond the State (Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Fall 2012); Global History (Fall 2010); International Relations (Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012); Legal English I & II (Fall 2009-Spring 2010) Committees: (2009-2012) Member, JGLS Steering Committee for ABA Accreditation, Electives Committee, Course Allocation Committee, Library Committee, (From 2012) Member, Committee on Teaching, Curriculum, and Examination, Committee on Research and Knowledge Creation Concurrent Appointments: 2. Centre on Public Law and Jurisprudence (CPLJ), Executive Director, July 2012-Present;
Previously Assistant Director October 2009-June 2012
Responsibilities at CPLJ: Founded and directed interdisciplinary research center at JGLS offering interdisciplinary expertise on questions of justice, integrity, corruption, accountability, and coercion. Conducted research projects and supervised research of four faculty members and numerous research associates and assistants. From 2012, supervising projects of seven faculty members. Established International Advisory Board of leaders in public, comparative, and international law Established contacts and specific collaborations with the United Nations University, Griffith University, European Public Law Organization (EPLO), Brown University, Harvard IGLP, Asian-African Legal Consultation Organization (AALCO), United Nations Development Program Asia-Pacific Centre (Bangkok, Thailand) and the International Institute on Law and Society (Lima, Peru). Published research reports and newsletters, and maintained social media presence. Research Projects at CPLJ: PROJECT I: “STRUCTURAL FAILURES AND DELAYS IN THE INDIAN COURTS.” National Seminar and Published Report: “Justice without Delay.” Report inaugurated by Chief Justice of India
and provided to all members of Indian Parliament. (August 2009-October 2010; continued as University Project 2012, "Addressing Delays in the Indian Legal System: Challenges for Ensuring Access to Justice”, Co-Director with Amit Bindal) PROJECT II: “LEGAL PLURALISM: NON-STATE JUSTICE SYSTEMS.” Developed Seminar, Colloquia, and Textbook (August 2010- present) PROJECT III: “PUBLIC LAW/ PRIVATE GOVERNANCE.” International Seminar and Published Report: “Crafting Governance: A Case Study in Private Codification from the Point of View of Inter-Public Regulation.” Awarded grant by UNESCO, Australia India Institute, University of Melbourne (August 2011- present) Convenor, Collaborative Project on Post-Coloniality and Culture o Ongoing colloquia and seminar series: “VIOLENT MODERNITIES” (2010-2011); “RE-VISITING THE UNIFORM CIVIL CODE DEBATE” (April 2011) o "HUMAN RIGHTS: BEYOND THE LAW." Major international conference over four days. Awarded BIARI grant, Brown University, USD 20,000 (September 15-17, 2011). 3. Jindal School of International Affairs (JSIA), Affiliated Faculty, 2011-present Projects at JSIA:
Formulated course on “International Law and Organizations” for Master’s Program in Law, Diplomacy, and Business. (MA.DLB); Available for teaching and interdisciplinary collaborations. II. Previous Academic Appointments 1. Clemson University, Visiting Lecturer, Department of Political Science (Fall 2008) Course Taught: Political Violence and Terrorism 2. Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, Westerfield Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor (Fall 2006- Spring 2008) Courses Taught: Transnational Impact Litigation; Human Rights Litigation; Legal Research and Writing; Moot Court 3. New York University School of Law, Doctoral Research Fellow, Program in the History and Theory of International Law, Institute for International Law and Justice (Fall 2001- Spring 2006)
III. Publications Articles: 1. “Post-Human Humanitarian Law: The Law of War in the Age of Robotic Warfare,” Vol. 2 Harvard National Security Journal (2011) 2. “Editors’ Foreword: The Globalization of Legal Knowledge,” Vol. 2 Jindal Global Law Review (2010) (with Prabhakar Singh) 3. Justice without Delay: Targeted Recommendations from the National Seminar on Pendency and Delays in the Indian Legal System, Centre on Public Law and Jurisprudence (2010) (Editor, Contributing Author) 4. “Two Crises of Confidence: Securing Non-Proliferation and the Rule of Law through Security Council Resolutions,” Vol. 34, Ohio Northern University Law Review (2008) 5. “Review Essay: Giorgio Agamben, State of Exception,” International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 4, (2006) 6. “International Emergency Governance: Fragments of A Driverless System,” Vol. 12, Critical Sense: Berkeley Interdisciplinary Journal of Political Theory (2004) 7. “Capital Punishment as “Closure”: Limits of a VictimCentered Jurisprudence,” Vol. 27, New York University Review of Law and Social Change (2001-2002) 8. “Book Review: David Kennedy, The Dark Sides of Virtue: Reassessing International Humanitarianism,” Global Law Books Project, Edited by Joseph H.H.
Weiler and Miguel Poiares Maduro (2005), available at http://www.globallawbooks.org 9. “Book Review: Karl Heinz Ladeur, Public Governance in the Age of Globalization,” Global Law Books Project, Edited by Joseph H.H. Weiler and Miguel Poiares Maduro (2005), available at http://www.globallawbooks.org Edited Books and Journal Issues: 1. Editor-in-Chief, Justice without Delay: Targeted Recommendations from the National Seminar on Pendency and Delays in the Indian Legal System, Centre on Public Law and Jurisprudence (2010) 2. Editor-in-Chief, (with Prabhakar Singh), Jindal Global Law Review Vol. (2)1 (2010), Special Issue: “The Globalization of Legal Knowledge” (First issue of an Indian law review to be archived by Lexis-Nexis). Books and Articles, Accepted or In Progress: 1. Co-Editor, (with Prabhakar Singh), Critical International Law: Post-Realism, Post-Colonialism, and Transnationalism. (Oxford University Press, 2012) (Under contract; submissions received) 2. Co-Editor (with Oishik Sircar and Rajshree Chandra), Human Rights Beyond the Law: Politics, Performance, and Protest (Oxford University Press) (Under contract; submissions received)
3. “International Law and Economic Coercion” in Ugo Mattei and John D. Haskell, eds., Political Economy and Law, (Edward Elgar Press, Handbook series, 2013) 4. “After Introspection: The Challenge of Timely Justice in India— A Comparative Assessment," (with Winky So Wing) (under revision) 5. “Re-Tooling the Rule of Law: Instrumentalism and the Implementation of Humanitarian Law in Failed and Fragile States,” International Community Law Review (under revision 2012) 6. “Spring Forward, Fall Back: How R2P Won the War and Lost the Law in Libya” (under submission to law reviews); accepted to be reprinted in Arnulf Becker Lorca, ed., Pursuing your Enemies in the South: International Law and the War against Crime and Terror (2013). 7. Co-Editor, (with B.S. Chimni and Prabhakar Singh), International Law: Contemporary Indian Perspectives (prepared for Pearson or Oxford) (awaiting submissions) 8. Editor, Coercion in International Law: Contexts of Force and its Limitation (MS at proposal stage, solicited submissions received in advance of general call for papers)
IV. Teaching Preferences Flexible and open to curricular needs, but prefer to teach courses related to broad research interests: Public and Private International Law: e.g., International Law, Law of War, International Organizations, Transnational Litigation, and International Business Transactions, Constitutional Foreign Relations First Year or Core Courses: e.g., Civil Procedure, Property, Conflict of Laws, Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Criminal Law and Procedure, including comparative aspects of each subject Jurisprudence and Social Sciences: e.g., Legal History, Legal Pluralism, Law and Society
V. Professional Experience 1. United Nations First Committee, Non-Governmental Consultant on the Drafting of an Arms Trade Treaty (October 2008) 2. Harvard School of Public Health, Expert-Consultant, Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (January 2008-July 2008) 3. New York University Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Non-Proliferation Research Fellow, Center on International Cooperation (September 2005-June 2006) 4. New York University School of Law, Doctoral Research Fellow, Institute for International Law and Justice (September 2001-June 2005) 5. New York University School of Law, Global Program Assistant, Hauser Global Law School Program (November 2003-May 2005) 6. Center for Constitutional Rights, Jules Lobel Fellow (December 2002-May 2003) 7. Williams College, Resident Instructor in Criminal Law, Excel Program (Summer 2002 and 2003) 8. Federation Employment and Guidance Service (FEGS), Director Legal Programs, (June 2001-August 2001), Senior Lecturer Legal Programs (September 2001-June 2002)
VI. Selected Academic Presentations 1. Book Workshop Participant, “South of Sovereignty and East of Equality,” SEMI-PERIPHERAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE USE OF FORCE, for the edited volume, Pursuing your Enemies in the South: International Law and the War against Crime and Terror, Harvard Law School (June 3-9, 2012) 2. Speaker and Participant, “The Concept of Coercion in International Law” IGLP: THE WORKSHOP 2012, Institute for Global Governance and Policy, Harvard Law School (June- 3-10, 2012) 3. Panelist, “Spring Forward, Fall Back: How R2P Won the War and Lost the Law in Libya.” ISIL EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EMERGING CONCERNS IN INTERNATIONAL LAW, Indian Society of International Law (ISIL), New Delhi (February 24, 2012) 4. Panelist, “Coercion and the Commons: Hale to TWAIL.” THIRD WORLD APPROACHES TO INTERNATIONAL LAW (TWAIL): CAPITALISM AND THE COMMON GOOD, University of Oregon School of Law, Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics (October 20-22, 2011) 5. Convener’s Remarks, HUMAN RIGHTS BEYOND THE LAW: POLITICS, PERFORMANCES, AND PRACTICES OF PROTEST, Instituto Cervantes de Delhi, New Delhi (September 2011) 6. Speaker and Participant, “The Concept of Coercion in International Law” IGLP: THE WORKSHOP 2011,
Institute for Global Governance and Policy, Harvard Law School (May 31-June 10, 2011) 7. Featured Speaker, “Coalition in the Air, Rebellion on the Ground, and Sovereignty in the Balance: Where is International Law in the Libyan Conflict?” INTERNATIONAL LAW SEMINAR SERIES, Group of International Lawyers in Delhi (GUILD), Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi (April 8, 2011) 8. Chair, “Panel: Cultures of the Extraordinary.” VIOLENT MODERNITIES II: THE PERVERSITY OF NATIONAL SECURITY, Centre for Penology, Criminal Justice and Police Studies (April 2, 2011) 9. Speaker, Inaugurating Report on Delays and Introducing Presidential Address by Justice K.G. Balakrishnan, (ret.) Chief Justice of India (October 4, 2010) 10. Panelist, “Normative and Comparative Notions of ‘Access to Justice’ in Proposals to Reduce Court Congestion and Delays.” JINDAL-OSGOODE JOINT RESEARCH CONFERENCE, Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto (October 2010) 11. Panelist, “From Civilization to Resilience: Measuring and Standardizing Objects of Law and Development.” THE BIOPOLITICS OF DEVELOPMENT: LIFE, WELFARE AND UNRULY POPULATIONS: A SYMPOSIUM; Kolkata, India; Organized by the University of Lapland, the Finnish Academy, and the Calcutta Research Group (September 9-10, 2010)
12. Panelist, JUNIOR INTERNATIONAL LAW SCHOLARS ASSOCIATION (JILSA) WORKSHOP, American Society of International Law (ASIL), Brooklyn Law School (July 29, 2010) 13. Panelist, “From Civilization to Quantification: Standardization through Indicators in Two Eras of International Regulation.” SOUTH OF INTERNATIONAL LAW WORKSHOP, Institute for International Law and the Humanities at Melbourne Law School (July 15, 2010) 14. Speaker and Co-Chair, THE NATIONAL SEMINAR ON PENDENCY AND DELAYS IN THE INDIAN LEGAL SYSTEM (February 19, 2010) 15. Speaker, “Micro-Proliferation: Gun Cultures and Global Governance.” BROWN UNIVERSITY INSTITUTES: LAW, GLOBALIZATION, AND SOCIAL THOUGHT. Watson Institute for International Affairs, Brown University (July 16, 2009) 16. Featured Speaker, “A Global Arms Trade Treaty: International Law, Public Health and the Second Amendment.” SPRING GLOBALIZATION LECTURE SERIES, Clemson University (January 27, 2009) 17. Invited Respondent, Advisory Session on the Drafting of an Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), UNITED NATIONS FIRST COMMITTEE, United Nations (October 15, 2008) 18. Featured Scholar, “The Legislator of Last Resort: The Security Council Resolutions in Non-Proliferation.” OPINIO JURIS: CHALLENGES TO PUBLIC
INTERNATIONAL LAW SYMPOSIUM, comments by Professor Sean D. Murphy (April 2007) 19. Invited Panelist, “Singularity and Severity: The Language of ‘The Limit’ in the Torture Debate.” LIMIT, EXCEPTION, EMERGENCY, MIRACLE: MELBOURNE LEGAL THEORY WORKSHOP, Institute for International Law and the Humanities at Melbourne Law School, (November 22-24, 2006) 20. Speaker, “Emergency Powers and International Law.” J.S.D. COLLOQUIUM AT NYU SCHOOL OF LAW, (March 10, 2003, October 6, 2003, and April 11, 2005) 21. Panelist, “Prudence and Pre-Commitment: International Emergency Governance.” THE TURN TO SCHOLARSHIP: CONFERENCE OF DOCTOR OF JURIDICAL SCIENCE CANDIDATES, comments by Professor David Golove, NYU School of Law (January 30, 2004) 22. Panelist, “Discourse and the Dungeon: Victims’ Rights between Vengeance and Mercy,” REVIEW OF LAW AND SOCIAL CHANGE COLLOQUIUM, NYU School of Law (April 2001)
VII. Bar Membership and Associations and Activities
Admitted to the Bar of the State of New York (2002present) Founding Member, American Association of Law Schools (AALS) Section on South Asian Law (2010present) Associate Member, Indian Society of International Law (ISIL)(2011-present) Member, Law and Social Sciences Network (LASSNET) (2010-present) Project Consultant, “Conflictorium” (The Museum of Conflict), Centre for Social Justice, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India (May 2012-present) Participant and Co-Drafter, “Sonipat Declaration,” Knowledge-Sharing Workshop on Sub-Regional Human Rights Mechanisms Sonipat, National Capital Region of Delhi, India ( 8-10 December 2011) Co-Chair, (with Peter H. Schuck, Marc Galanter and Jayanth Krishnan) National Seminar on Pendency and Delays (February 19, 2010) Delegate, National Consultation for Strengthening the Judiciary towards Reducing Pendency and Delays, New Delhi, India (October 24-25, 2009) Delegate, International Conference of Jurists on Judicial Reforms. Chandigarh, India (2010) Judge, Subrata Roy Chowdhury Memorial Essay Writing Competition, Indian Yearbook of International
Law and Policy, National University of Juridical Sciences (2010) Judge, Price Moot Court , Oxford-India Program in Media Law, National Law University-Delhi (2010) Received training in the teaching of International Humanitarian law from International Committee of the Red Cross and Emory University Humanitarian Law Clinic (February 25-26, 2011) VIII. Education 1. New York University School of Law, LL.M., General Legal Studies (2001) Distinctions and Activities: Graduate Editor, NYU Review of Law and Social Change; Highest grade in several courses: 3.7 GPA; Doctoral coursework: 4.0 GPA (ABD 2002) 2. Northeastern University School of Law, J.D. (2000) Distinctions and Activities: Denise Carty-Bennia Memorial Bar Award; Ella Baker Fellowship; Chair, Faculty-Student Reading Group; Research Assistant, Professors Martha Minow and Steve Subrin for textbook Civil Procedure: Doctrine, Practice And Context Full-Time Legal Externships: Center for Constitutional Rights; Brennan Center for Justice; Professor Anthony Paul Farley, Boston College Law School 3. New College, B.A., Hon., Social and Critical Theory (1997)
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