Prof. Neha Mishra

Assistant Professor of Legal Practice

M.A.; LL.B. (University of Delhi);

LL.M. (NLSIU, Bangalore)

Prof. Neha Mishra is an Assistant Professor in Jindal Global Law School, OP Jindal Global University. Currently awaiting her PhD degree from National Law School of India University, Bengaluru, Neha holds LL.M from the same institute; LL.B. from Faculty of Law, Delhi University; M.A. and B.A. both from DU from Hindu College and DCAC respectively. Neha has been a Visiting Fellow, School of Social Work, Michigan State University, 2016 and invited speaker panellist at Global Conference, Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute, Washington University in St.Louis, 2015.

She is one of the leading researchers on Colorism in India and has been cited and interviewed in many countries including Germany, France, USA, Africa and India. Her articles have been published by The Huff Post, US; The Wire, The Asia Times, Washington Global Studies Review, American Behavioural Scientist, Sage Journals and Penguin Publication etc. She has also authored invited articles in journals and received Best Researcher Education Award, 2016, by Indus Foundation. Her interests are in the area of Gender Studies, Child Rights, Human Rights Law, Humanitarian Law and International Law.

Prior to joining JGLS, Neha was working in the capacity of Director, School of Legal Studies, REVA University, Bengaluru and has been teaching for 5 years in various law schools in Bengaluru. Enrolled as an Advocate in Delhi Bar Council in 2009, she has previously also worked in leading law firm and law office in capacity of an Associate to Partner level and has been part of few leading reported judgments till she took academia full time.


  • Hall & Mishra, The Radical in Ambedkar, Penguin Random House India, 2018.
  • Mishra, Stigma of Hijra Identity: Excluded Voice, Rights: A Socio Legal Perspective, Radha Publication, 2018.
  • Mishra, The Urban Woman: Perception, Challenges and the Law, Ameya, Himalaya Publishing, 2018.
  • Mishra N., Revisiting Juvenile Justice with Victim Lens, Journal of Victimology and Victim Justice, (Sage Publication), 2019.
  • Mishra N., Asian Americans: Eurogamy by Asian Women, American Behavioral Scientist, (Sage Publications), Dec 2018.
  • Hall & Mishra, Indian Men are Swapping ‘tall dark and handsome’ for ‘tall, fair and debonair’, The Conversation – Africa Edition, 2018.
  • Mishra, Hall, Bleached Girls: India and Its Love for Light Skin, The Conversation, Global Perspectives Edition, 2017.
  • Hall, Mishra, Le colorisme et les crèmes eclaircissantes : ces legs invibles de la colonization, The Conversation, France Edition, 2019.
  • BeenaG, Mishra, The Unvoiced Crime of Cutting: FGM in India, Indian Bar Review, Vol.XLIV (1) 2017.
  • Mishra, India and Colorism: The Finer Nuances, Washington University Global Studies Law Review, Washington University, 2015.
  • Mishra, Global Perspectives On Colorism: Stepping Towards a Solution!, Lex Lata Lex Ferenda, Whitney R Harris World Law Institute, 2015.
  • Mishra, Nano-Technology: The Uncertain terrain, Failure of Precautionary Principle, International Journal of Law and Policy review, 2014.
  • Mishra, Waste Management: A Wasteful exercise? International Journal of Law and Legal Jurisprudence Studies, 2014.
  • Mishra, Stages of Law and the ‘Woman’ Bias, International Journal on Research and Analyses, 2014.
  • Forthcoming Book by reputed international Publication house (Accepted) , (early 2020 publication) – On Child Right.
  • Forthcoming book on Ambedkar, 2020 Publication by international Publication House.