Faculty, Ambassadors & Student Mentors – Jindal Global Summer School


Summer School Faculty


The JGSS faculty members are selected across all schools of O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) and other reputed universities in India, and in collaboration with top notch faculty members from some of the leading universities of the world such as Harvard, Yale, Columbia, MIT, Michigan, Cornell, UC- Berkeley, Oxford and Cambridge. They are practitioners across different disciplines and backgrounds. All faculty members have outstanding educational qualifications, global orientation, stellar publication record, and relevant work experience.

At JGU, nearly 75% faculty members have international qualifications from the leading universities of the world. Almost 20% of the full time faculty members are international, coming from countries and regions such as Afghanistan, Australia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and the United States of America.

List of Faculty of various schools are as follows:




JGSS 2018 Instructors


Amit Bindal
B.A.,LL.B. (Delhi), LL.M.(ILI)

Assistant Professor and Assistant Director, Centre for Penology, Criminal Justice and Police Studies


Dr. Nichola De Sarkozsky
B.A. (Dartmouth College); M.A. (King's College London); Ph.D. (University of Southern California)
Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean (Student Engagement)


Ms. Anamika Srivastava
M.A., M.Phil.,
Ph.D. Candidate (JNU)
Assistant Professor, JGLS
Fellow, IIHEd


Mr. Anirudh C. Phadke
PGPM (IIM Kozhikode)
Chief Innovation Officer



Thibault Weigelt
Bachelors in European and French Law (University of Strasbourg); LL.M. (University of Strasbourg, University of Basel and University of Freiburg)
Assistant Professor


Mohsin Raza Khan
B.A. (Delhi), M.A. (Johns Hopkins,USA), M.A. (Hull, U.K)
Assistant Professor, Assistant Dean ( Student Initiatives) and Assistant Director, Centre for a New South Asia


Dr. Yugank Goyal
Ph.D. (Hamburg, Rotterdam and Bologna – Erasmus Mundus Fellow), LL.M. (Manchester), B.Tech. (Surat, India)
Associate Professor and Assistant Dean (Research)


Mr. Sukumar Muralidharan
B. Tech. (IIT, Madras), PGDBM (IIM-B); M.Phil. (Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum)
Associate Professor, Research



Ms. Nisha Nair

M.A.; B.A. (Hons.) degree in English, both from University of Delhi; M.Ed. and B.Ed. degree from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University; Ph.D. Candidate (Jamia Millia Islamia) Assistant Professor & Assistant Director, Centre for Law and Humanities, Jindal Global Law School and Fellow, IIHEd


Alokeparna Sengupta
PhD in Territorial Design and Government, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
M.A in Urban Management and Architectural Design, Domus Academy, Milan, Italy
Assistant Professor


Dr. Mariya Jilinskaya-Pandey
B.A.; M.A. (University Renee Descartes); Ph.D. (Nanterre University)
Assistant Professor


Dr. Arun kumar Kaushik
B.A. (Hons.) Delhi University; M.A. JNU; M.Phil. IGDIR; Ph.D. Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, University of Bologna, Italy, and University of Hamburg, Germany
Assistant Professor



Sarover Zaidi
PhD (ongoing) - 'Religious architecture, everyday life and urban space in Bombay' from Max Planck Institute for Ethnic and Religious Diversity, Gottingen, Germany and University of Utrecht, Netherlands.
Assistant Professor


Dr. Esther Christine Schmidt
M.A. (English) (University of Vienna); M.St. (Musicology); D.Phil. (Oxford)
Associate Professor


Dr. Gunjan mohanSharma
M.B.A., Ph.D. (AMU)
Assistant Professor


Sudarshan Ramaswamy
M.A. (DSE.,Delhi); M.Phil.(Oxford)
Professor and Dean, Executive Director, Centre for Ethics, Law and Political Economy



Ms. Shruti Jain

PhD dissertation at the Centre of German Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University.
Assistant Professor and Assistant Director (German)


Dr. Hanna Olasiuk
M.B.A. , Ph.D. in Economics (KROK University, Kiev)
Assistant Professor


Mr. Vaneet Bhatia
M.B.A. (Banking & Insurance) (Panjab University); FPM (IIM Raipur)
Assistant Professor


Dr. Mohit Yadav
LMHROD (University of Delhi), Ph.D. (IIT, Roorkee)
Assistant Professor



Ms. Paulomi Bhadra
B.Sc.; M.Sc. (University of Calcutta); M.Sc. (King's College)
Assistant Professor & Assistant Director


Mr. Sean padriac Bala
A.B. Harvard University; M.A University of Chicago
Assistant Professor and Director of Admissions & Outreach