Pradyumna Anil Purohit

Assistant Professor

B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) (Nirma University);

LL.M. (University of Warwick);

M.Litt. (University of St. Andrews)

Prof. Pradyumna Anil Purohit is an Assistant Professor at Jindal Global Law School and Member & a Research Fellow at the Mahatma Gandhi Centre for Peace Studies, O.P. Jindal Global University. He is a graduate in law with a major in Political Science and honours in Constitutional Law. Pradyumna pursued his LL.M. (Master of Laws) in International Development Law and Human Rights from the University of Warwick and was the recipient of Upendra Baxi Scholarship. He has also earned an M.Litt. (Master of Letters) from School of History, Institute of Legal and Constitutional Studies, University of St. Andrews. 

Pradyumna’s research domain is interdisciplinary, which includes Legal Theory, Political Theory and Philosophy, Constitutional Sociology, Global Law and Global Constitutionalism. He is also interested in Legal History (colonial history and Roman Law), Gender Studies, Nonviolent and Nonkilling Futures and the interplay of Law and or in Society.

Pradyumna, at JGLS, primarily delivers the course titled Administrative Law & the Regulatory State. His method of teaching is inquiry-based personalised learning. The course closely draws a lot from modern Legal History, Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence.

Before joining JGLS and finishing his M.Litt. from Scotland, Pradyumna was working as an Assistant Professor of Law and Liberal Studies in Mumbai. He is a passionate educator and has been vocal about academic governance for long. He has worked and trained faculties and students for Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) and processes under the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC). He has also provided consultancy with regards to affiliation and clarification on other educational regulatory authorities, importantly Bar Council of India Education Rules.

When not indulging in conversations about constitutionalism and legal education reform, he is reading news, watching sports, movies and book scavenging in various vintage libraries and bookshops.