Dr. Siddhartha Misra

Siddhartha MisraDesignation

Assistant Professor


LL.B., LL.M., LL.D.



Office Address

Law Centre - I, Faculty of Law
North Campus, University of Delhi
Chhatra Marg, Delhi (IN)-110007

Research Interests

International Law
International Organizations Law
Human Rights

Subjects Taught

International Law (Public & Private); Law of Air and Space
International Organisations and Human Rights; Law of Torts

Brief Biodata

Dr. Siddhartha Misra is a Sr. Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. He obtained his Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Delhi University and a degree of Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) from Meerut University. He has a vast experience of teaching and research in law and related areas. His area of interests includes Public and Private International Law, International Organisations Law, Human Rights, Civil and Criminal Liability Law. He has written extensively on these and related areas in various books and research journals and made many conference presentations. He has been a part of and carried out research projects on various socio-legal issues in India. He is currently working on some important research projects including the one on Police Reforms in India. He regularly writes for leading newspapers and magazines in India and is in editorial boards of various law journals. He has supervised a number of Masters and Doctoral thesis and dissertations. He is a life member of the Institute of Constitutional and Parliamentary Studies, Delhi, a member of African Initiative of Democracy and Human Rights, Durban, and International Council of Jurists, London. He served as a Judge at the Jessup Moot Court Competition 2020 and recently supervised a PhD thesis on International Investment Law.

Representative Publications

Articles/Book Chapters

  1. Transition from Human Rights Commission to Human Rights Council- Whether the Successor Befits the Predecessor, in VK Ahuja (ed), Human Rights - Contemporary Issues, Festschrift in Honour of Professor Upendra Baxi (Eastern Book Company 2019) 615-642
  2. Changing Methods of Use of Force and Challenges to Traditional Concept of  Self Defence-Contemporary Reflections, Ashish Kumar (ed), Contemporary Developments in International Law - Some Random Reflections, (Satyam Law  International 2017)
  3. Responsibility to Protect and the Global South: A Critical perspective, (2017-18) Journal of Law Teachers of India Vol.7, 53-64
  4. Community Policing- Ensuring Crime Control Through Public Participation (with Deepak Sharma) (2016) Vidhigya: The Journal of Legal Awareness Vol. 11(2), 19-29
  5. Beijing Treaty on Audio Visual Performances: Closing the Gap in the Legal Regime to Protect the Rights of Performers (2014) Journal of Law Teachers of India Vol.5, 110-117
  6. Human Rights Protection- A Panacea or Palliative, (2015 July-Dec) International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Research, Vol.2(2)
  7. A Review of Human Rights Protection in India in Dimensions of Higher Education (CPDHE Delhi, 2016) ISBN:978-93-85503

Book Reviews

  1. Book Review - Leading Cases on Criminal Law by K.D. Gaur, (2014) Journal of Law Teachers of India, Vol.5, 198-200
  2. Book Review - Legalism: Law, Morals, and Political Trials by Judith N Shklar, Universal Publishing Co. (2013) Journal of Law Teachers of India Vol.4, 230-232

Popular Articles

  1. Rohingya Crisis – A Bellwether Testing the Limits of Humanity, Civil Services Chronicle Magazine (October 2017).
  2. Determining the Contours of the Right to Privacy, Civil Services Chronicle Magazine (September 2017).


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