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Sumit Baudh

Visiting Scholar, The Center for International and Comparative Law

Areas of Expertise

Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, International Law, Human Rights Law, Critical Race Theory


IDS 385 Critical Race Theory and Caste


Sumit Baudh (they or he) is professor and executive cirector of the Centre on Public Law and Jurisprudence at the O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU). A former British Chevening scholar, and an inaugural Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Chair on Civil and Human Rights at Emory University, Baudh has held prestigious fellowship awards including the University of California Human Rights Fellow, Berkeley, Michael D. Palm Fellow of the Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law, Fellow of the Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies, Columbia Law School, New York, and the Transnational Law Institute Fellow, King’s College London. Baudh is qualified to practice law as an Advocate in India and enrolled as a Solicitor n.p. with The Law Society, England and Wales. As an independent consultant, Baudh has advised national and international organizations including the U.S. based Arcus Foundation, the United Nations Development Program in India, the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, and the Norway-based LLH. Among other things, Baudh is presently working on a monograph titled Law at the Intersection of Caste, Class, and Sex