Prof. Sam Garkawe is a Professor of Law at the OP Jindal Global University, India, and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the School of Law and Justice at Southern Cross University, Australia. He holds Masters of Law degrees from both London University and Sydney University, and has been admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in California. Sam has extensive experience in teaching courses in Victimology, International Law, International Criminal Law, Human Rights and Criminal Law and Procedure. He has published widely in a number of areas but particularly in the field of victimology, where he has focused on issues such as: the role of victims in international justice mechanisms (for example the International Criminal Court and the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission); the position of victims in adversarial systems of criminal justice; and the desirability of a binding International Convention in support of victims. He is a life member of the World Society of Victimology (WSV), and has served the WSV in various capacities, including its Executive Committee from 2009-2015.