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Assistant Professor; Executive-Director , Centre for Public Interest Law
B.A. LL.B. (Hons.), NALSAR, Hyderabad; LL.M., J.S.D., Yale Law School, Yale University
Mohsin Alam Bhat is an Assistant Professor and Executive-Director of the Center for Public Interest Law at the Jindal Global Law School. He read law at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, before completing his LL.M. and J.S.D. from Yale Law School. Before going to Yale, he clerked with Chief Justice P. Sathasivam, Supreme Court of India. His areas of research include constitutional law and theory, equality and discrimination law, law and religion, and law and social movements. He is interested in combining multiple methodologies, particularly ethnographic methods, in the study of law. Mohsin has worked on the affirmative action in India, and the role of rights and constitutional discourse in minority political mobilization in India. In 2016, he was awarded the Gruber Fellowship in Global Justice and Women’s Rights (Yale) and started an ongoing empirical research on urban rental housing discrimination in India.