RGNUL Team / Core Faculty


Assistant Professor of Sociology

View Publications

Dr. Jasleen Kewlani is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab, Patiala. She is a teacher in Higher Education system for more than 17 years now and has contributed to academics and research proficiently in different and distinct ways. She has been teaching Sociology, Research Methodology and Sociology of Law to both graduate as well as post-graduate students. Her expertise encapsulates subjects like Environmental Sociology; Human Rights; and Research Methodology. At RGNUL, the prominent positions she has held are Coordinator, UGC Grants Commission; Coordinator CLAT & Admission Committee; Coordinator, RGNUL Institute of Competitive Examination; Coordinator, IGNOU’s School of Law for four years; Coordinator, Website Committee; Member, Executive Council ; Member, Academic Council. She is the Chief Editor, RGNUL Social Sciences Review (RSSR), a Peer Reviewed Bi-annual journal of the university, with ISSN Number and RNI Number.To academics, she has contributed two books and around twenty five papers.

She is a visiting faculty at the Punjab Jail Training School, Punjab and is associated with the academic as well as professional development ventures undertaken by the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D, New Delhi) in Punjab. For more than a decade now, she has been training police officials of Punjab and from other states also. She is a well known E-Content developer for both Post Graduate as well as Under-Graduate Courses. She has been associated as an Expert with the prestigious Educational Multi-Media Research Centre (EMRC), Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab from the year 2016 and has been actively participating in the realm. Recently in the month of July, 2021 she has been appointed as the Principal Investigator, Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on ‘Sociology of Gender’. The MOOC has been sanctioned by the Consortium of Educational Communication (CEC), an inter-university centre of the University Grants Commission (UGC), India. She is the only sociologist in North-India, who was awarded the nation’s most prestigious UGC Research Award by the University Grants Commission, New Delhi in the year 2016. On the basis of her excellent research progress and functionality of her research work for social good, she was also awarded with an extension of one year by the UGC, so that more workable findings could be reached under the granted research work. She is Post Doctorate Fellow, Ph.D and a University Gold Medalist. Dr. Kewlani has also been member to various Peer Review and also Advisory Boards of national as well as international journals.