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Prof. (Dr.) Vinod Kumar

Professor of Law

Professor Vinod Kumar is a Professor of Law. Presently, Prof.  Kumar is also Director, Centre for Human Rights and Subaltern Studies at NLU Delhi.

Prof. Kumar has been a Member of United Nations’ Expert Committee on Global Manual on Counter- Terrorism.  Prof. Kumar is a Visiting Research Fellow of National University of Singapore (NUS). Prof. Kumar is also a Visiting Professor to Tel Aviv University (Israel), University of Sao Paulo (Brazil), Beijing Normal University (China), Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies at Lagos (Nigeria) and South Eastern University (Sri Lanka).

Prof. Kumar is Ph.D. in Law (JMI), LL.M. (D.U.) LL.B. (D.U.) and UGC -NET Qualified. Prof. Kumar did PGD in Victimology from Tokiwa International Institute of Victimology (Japan) in collaboration with World Society of Victimology. Prof. Kumar also did PGD in International Human Rights, Humanitarian and Refugee Law from Indian Academy of International Law, New Delhi. Prof. Kumar is a member of World Victimology Society and also a Life Member of Indian Society of Criminology.

Before joining academics Prof. Kumar practiced as an Attorney for six years in High Court of Delhi. He also worked as a Legal Researcher for two years with a civil society organization. Prof. Kumar joined Faculty of Law, University of Delhi as Assistant Professor in 2007 and taught a variety of subjects such as- Administrative Law, Company Law, Partnership Law, Law of Insolvency and Law of Torts.

Prof. Kumar joined National Law University, Delhi in May, 2009 and he currently teaches International Human Rights law to LL.M. (Post-Graduate) students of law. He also teaches Criminal Law and Law, Poverty and Development to Under-Graduate (LL.B.) students of law.

There are thirteen published papers of national and international repute and a published book (ed.) to Prof. Kumar’s credit. He has also presented dozens of research papers in national and international conferences, seminars, workshops and symposia.