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Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (pursuing) (South Asian University)
M.Phil (South Asian University)
LL.M. (NLSIU, Bangalore)
B.A.,LL.B. (Hons.), (AIL Mohali)
Room No. 111, Law Centre - I, Faculty of Law

Research Interests

Law of International Organizations; Emerging Issues of Human Rights; Environmental Law; Comparative Constitutional Law; International Humanitarian Law; Accountability of IOs & TNCs in Peacekeeping


Shivika Choudhary is Assistant Professor at the Law Centre -I, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi since 2018. She served as a judge of sub-divisional court before taking up her passion for academics and teaches Constitutional Law, Principles of Contract, Public International Law and Information Technology Law. She has been recipient of the Governor’s Award in 2005 and R.P. Anand International Law Scholarship in 2014. She was awarded her LL.M. in Human Rights from National Law School of India University, Bangalore and B.A., LL.B. from Army Institute of Law, Mohali securing third highest marks. During her LL.M., she served as Research Fellow with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation. She is a doctoral scholar at the prestigious South Asian University, New Delhi established under the SAARC Mandate. Her Ph.D. thesis focuses on Attribution of Conduct in United Nations Peacekeeping Operations. She researches in international institutional law, international humanitarian law, constitutional law, environmental law and contemporary issues of human rights.


  1. Chapter with Dr Siddhartha Misra on Implementation of International Humanitarian Law in India (Routledge, upcoming)
  3. Co-editor, STRENGTHENING THE ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS FOR BETTER FUTURE (Council for Green Revolution, Hyderabad, India, upcoming)
  4. India Chapter with Dr Sai Garimella titled 'The 1993 Intercountry Adoption Convention: from gift child to safer adoptions’ in Thomas John, Rishi Gulati and Ben Koehler (eds.), THE ELGAR COMPANION TO THE HAGUE CONFERENCE ON PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW (Elgar Companions to International Organisations Series, Edward Elgar Publishing: The Hague and London, 2020)
  5. Chapter with Prof. Sairam Bhat, ‘Little Water and Mighty India: Command and Control Framework for Integrated Water Resource Management’ in Prof. P. Ishwara Bhat (ed.), NATURAL RESOURCES LAW: CONCEPTS AND APPROACHES (Eastern Book Company, 2016).
  6. Contemporary Romeo and Juliet: The Labyrinthine Romance of Right to Health and Patents in the SAARC Nations, ARMENIAN YEARBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW 2015.
  7. Marital Rape: An Evaluation of the Patriarchal Injustice in the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013, 3 (2) CHRIST UNIVERSITY LAW JOURNAL 2014.
  8. Judicial Accountability And Legislative Escapades: A Critical Evaluation Of The 2012 Bill, 1(1) JOURNAL OF LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY 2014.
  9. Debate, Should There Be Minimum Professional Qualifications For Journalists?, 1(1) NATIONAL LAW SCHOOL LL.M. JOURNAL OF LAW 2014.
  10. Co-authored with Niksungla, Coastal Commons and Conservation Cascades: Indian Saga at Protection Attempts Under the CRZ Notifications, 1(2) ENVIRONMENT, LAW AND SOCIETY JOURNAL (2013), published by the Centre for Environment and Law of the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi and Lexis Nexis.