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Drew University
Torture, Law and Violence, human rights, liberal democratic states, state violence, Interrogations, Policing, state theory, Law and Science.
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About Me

My research focuses on the Debates on Law, Violence, and State Power in Liberal Democracies. I am interested in debates on torture in India and the United States for example. I am also interested in discussions on policing, state, law and science especially in their intersections.

Recent Publications

“Truth-Telling Techniques: The Aditi Sharma Case and the Implications for Human Rights in India.” The State of Human Rights in Postcolonial India, 1947—2014. Edited by Om Dwivedi and V.G.Julie Rajan. Routledge, 2016.
“Debating the Indian Supreme Court: Equality, Liberty, and the Rule of Law.” Law, Culture and Humanities. first published online August 2015 as doi:10.1177/1743872115596158
“Violence.” The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theory Edited by Lisa Disch and Mary Hawkesworth. Oxford University Press, 2016; first published online in April 2015 as doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199328581.013.50
“Creating a Flawed Art of Government: Legal Discourses on Lie Detectors, Brain Scanning, and Narcoanalysis in India.” Law, Culture and Humanities.first published online in November 21, 2014 as doi:10.1177/1743872114559881


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India, United States

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