Prof. Kriti Sharma

Prof. Kriti Sharma

Assistant Professor

B.A.LL.B (NALSAR, Hyderabad);

J.S.M. (Stanford University) with Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship


Kriti Sharma is presently an Assistant Professor at Jindal Global Law School (since 2018) where she teaches criminal and administrative law, and an elective on the rights of indigenous peoples. She has been the faculty and co-ordinator for two human rights courses- the Jindal Harvard Summer Program at the Harvard University for the Jindal students and Global Poverty, Corruption and the Law: India Field Study, for students of Stanford Law School.

She graduated from NALSAR University of Law, 2012 and, thereafter, clerked at the Delhi High Court. From 2013 to 2017 she was a Research Associate at Council for Social Development, Hyderabad. She has worked extensively on the issues of the Adivasis, including training lawyers from the local Adivasi communities, along with other human rights work, including addressing the Standing Committee of the Parliament of India on the disability statutes and reporting the conditions of persons with psycho-social disabilities lodged in prisons and state institutions in Jammu and Kashmir and Bihar. In 2017, she received the Fulbright-Nehru Master’s Fellowship for Leadership Development to pursue the Stanford Programme for International Legal Studies and attained her JSM Degree.

  • Courts, Mining Conflicts, and Adivasi Rights: A case study from Central India (2000-2022) Indian Law Review, 1-22,
  • Education and Leaving No One Behind: A Critical Analysis of Law and Policy for Children with Disabilities in India, 16 NUJS Law Review 3 (2023).
  • ‘Mapping Violence in the Lives of Adivasi Women: A Study from Jharkhand’, Economic and Political Weekly, Volume 53, Issue Number 42, 20 October 2018.
  • ‘Custody, Conflict and Psycho-Socio Wellbeing: Bihar and Kashmir’, edited by Kalpana Kannabiran and Asha Hans for ‘Social Development Report, 2016’, Oxford University Press, December 2016.
  • Finding Subaltern Voices: A Case for Preserving Colonial Legal Proceedings’, 11 (1) Socio-Legal Rev. 125-132 (2015).
  • Indigenous Rights, Human Rights Law; Criminal Law