Assistant Professor and Assistant Director, Centre for Victimology and Psychological Studies
B.A. (Hons.)(Patna), M.A.(N.I.C.F.S., Delhi), Ph.D. (I.P.,Delhi)
Dr. Vibha Hetu has been associated with Criminology and Victimology for the past six years. She has been awarded PhD from the Department of Criminology, L.N.J.N. National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, University School of Law and Legal Studies, Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi, India. She was a recipient of Government of India Fellowship Scheme for Doctoral Work in Criminology and Police Science from Bureau of Police Research and Development.
She has also qualified UGC-NET for Lecturership in 2005. Prior to joining O.P. Jindal Global Law University, she had taught postgraduate students of criminology on a regular basis since 2007; has worked as a Teaching Assistant and also as a Research Officer in the research project 'Rape Incidences in Delhi City', sponsored by Delhi Police. She recently submitted a research project 'Conflict Management and Conflict Resolution Strategies at Grassroot level (Police Station'), funded by Bureau of Police Research and Development, Ministry of Home Affairs.
Dr. Hetu has won Gold Medal in the category of young scientist for the best scientific paper on the 'Effect of Meditation on the Psyche of Inmates' presented at XXIX All India Criminology Conference held at Madurai. She presented a PhD paper 'Human Rights Violation of Rape Victims: A Sociological Study in Delhi City' in the Postgraduate Conference held by the British Society of Criminology at the University of Leicester, UK in 2010. She recently presented a paper 'Peace Making Criminology' in the 2nd International Conference 'National and International Perspectives on Crime Reduction and Criminal Justice' held at Johannesburg, South Africa on 1-2 December, 2011. Dr. Hetu is also the author of a number of publications in her specialized field. She also writes crime based stories and general interest articles in reputed magazines.