Dr. Gupta is a Professor of Law at the Jindal Global Law School and the Vice Dean at the Office of the Dean of Research (Projects, Grants & Publications), O.P. Jindal Global University.
Dr. Gupta holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi, where she graduated with honors, and was awarded the certificate for academic excellence. She has a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Delhi and Master of Laws from the Católica Global School of Law, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon. At Católica, she was the recipient of the Católica Global School of Law Fellowship and specialized in the law of European Union. Subsequently, Dr. Gupta pursued a second Master of Laws and a Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) from the University of Wisconsin Law School, University of Wisconsin-Madison, US. Her doctoral work focused on the evolution and regulation of the institution of microfinance in India.
Dr. Gupta’s research interests include Civil Liability Law, Legal Profession, Law and Development, International Trade Law and Comparative Law. Her work lies at the juncture of law, institutions, and development, with a two-fold emphasis on access to justice and access to finance. She is an alumna of the Institute for Global Law and Policy, Harvard Law School, and has presented her work at numerous leading conferences, workshops and symposia. Her scholarship has been published in distinguished peer-reviewed legal journals and books. Her ongoing research include studying the law of unjust enrichment in India (forthcoming, OUP 2023, in ‘Rethinking Unjust Enrichment: History, Sociology, Doctrine and Theory’) and regulation of advertising by health care institutions (an externally funded collaborative research project at the Centre for Research in Medicine, Law & Bioethics, JGLS.