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Assistant Professor

LL.M., LL.D.

Research Interests

International Law, International Organisations Law, Law of Human Rights, Air and Space Law, Civil Liability Law


Siddhartha Misra is a Sr. Assistant Professor in 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 news papers and magazines in India and is in editorial boards of various law journals. He has supervised a number of master’s 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, 2021 and recently supervised a Ph.D. thesis on International Investment Law.


  1. Police System in India-Issues and Challenges, Jospeter Mbuba ed., Global Policing Perspectives, Lexington Books, Maryland, USA.
  2. Right to Food in Bangladesh, in Varun Chhachhar ed., Human Rights in Asia, Acumen Publishers, Netherland.
  3. A BIT on India’s Reform of Legal Framework for Foreign Investments, in Delhi Law Review, 2020, ISSN – 0971-4936
  4. Human Rights Protection in India – Issues and Challenges, in Society and Politics, July-December 2020, ISSN – 2248-9479
  5. Word Peace and Indian Values – Message from the Ancient Indian Civilisation, in Reflections on Ancient Indian Jurisprudence, Mohan Law House 2020, pp. 111-126.
  6. 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 pp. 615-642
  7. 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 ISBN:9789382823698
  8. Responsibility to Protect and the Global South: A Critical perspective, Co-Author, Eklavya Anand, Journal of Law Teachers of India, Vol.7 2017-18, ISSN:2231-1580, pp 53-64
  9. Community Policing- Ensuring Crime Control Through Public Participation Vidhigya, Co-Author, Deepak Sharma – The Journal of Legal Awareness, Vol. 11/No 2 Jul-Dec 2016 E ISSN: 0974-4533
  10. Beijing Treaty on Audio Visual Performances: Closing the Gap in the Legal Regime to Protect the Rights of Performers Journal of Law Teachers of India, Vol.5 2014 ISSN:2231-1580
  11. Human Rights Protection- A Panacea or Palliative, International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Research, Vol.2 No.2 Jul-Dec 2015
  12. A Review of Human Rights Protection in India, Dimensions of Higher Education, CPDHE Delhi, 2016 ISBN:978-93-85503
  13. Book Review- Leading Cases on Criminal Law by K.D. Gaur Journal of Law Teachers of India, Vol.5 ISSN:2231-1580
  14. Book Review- Legalism by Judith N Shklar, Universal Publishing Co. Journal of Law Teachers of India, Vol.4 2013, ISSN:2231-1580