Sumit Baudh, Michael D. Palm Fellow
Sumit Baudh is Associate Professor and Executive Director of the Centre on Public Law and Jurisprudence at the O.P. Jindal Global University law school in Sonipat. He is a fellow of the Transnational Law Institute 2016, King’s College London, Research Fellow of the Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies 2015, Columbia Law School, University of California Human Rights Fellow 2014, Michael D. Palm Fellow of the Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law 2013-14 and British Chevening scholar 2001-2.
Sumit received his Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) from the UCLA School of Law, his Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the London School of Economics, and graduated with honors as Bachelor of Laws and Arts (B.A. LL.B. Hons.) from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore. Sumit is qualified to practice law in India and enrolled as Solicitor n.p. with The Law Society, England and Wales. He has published widely in the areas of law, human rights, caste, gender and sexuality.
An independent consultant, Sumit has advised national and international organizations including the U.S. based Arcus Foundation, the United Nations Development Program, the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, Norway based LLH, and Hindustan Unilever (amidst others).
An amateur artist, Sumit has developed his research interests into art projects that have been shown in Philadelphia and in Delhi; also an amateur runner, Sumit has three full-marathons under his belt.