Prof. Dabiru Sridhar Patnaik

Prof. Dabiru Sridhar Patnaik

B.A. LL.B.(Andhra University);

M.Phil. (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi);

P.G.D.A. (University of Turin)


Professor Dabiru Sridhar Patnaik is a Professor of Law & Registrar of the O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU). He is also the Executive Director, Centre for South Asian Legal Studies at the Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), O.P. Jindal Global University. Prof Sridhar Patnaik is an alumnus of Andhra University, University of Hyderabad, Indian Academy of International Law and Diplomacy, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and a consortium of Universities of Turin, Vienna, and Madrid.

As Registrar of the O.P. Jindal Global University, Prof. Sridhar Patnaik contributes to the development and implementation of academic and administrative strategies for the University to meet the aspirations of the University’s stakeholders. He is responsible for overseeing academic and administrative matters within the University and in providing a suitable direction in this regard. In his leadership, the University has grown significantly. He has immensely contributed to the establishment and development of new Schools, new Programmes, and expansion of the physical infrastructure, besides leading many aspects of governance and administration in relation to the growth and development of JGU as an Institution of Eminence, a coveted and distinct recognition accorded by the Ministry of Education, Government of India.

In addition to conducting teaching and research on areas of international law and comparative law, Prof Sridhar Patnaik consulted for the UNDP Kabul and the Ministry of External Affairs. He held number of prestigious fellowships by the UN, ILO, ICRC, Hague Academy of International Law, Social Science Research Council, New York in collaboration with Harvard, Columbia, and Tufts Universities in addition to a stint at the International Law Commission, UN Geneva; and serves as the member of editorial boards of eminent journals on International Law and International Humanitarian Law including being member of the Governing Councils of Delhi University Colleges. Prof. Sridhar Patnaik is an invited speaker/lecturer at Universities around the world and has published widely. He is also a visiting professor at the Indian Academy of International Law and Diplomacy and the Foreign Service Institute.