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Assistant Professor of Law

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Dr. Sukhwinder Kaur Virk is an Assistant Professor of Law at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab. She joined RGNUL, Punjab in 2011. She has ten years teaching experience of UG and PG classes.  She did M.A. (Pol. Sc.), LL.M. and Ph.D. in Law in area of International Criminal Law. Dr. Virk also did Post Graduate Diploma in Human Rights from Indian Institute of Human Rights, New Delhi and Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Behavior Modification (PGDCBM) from Guru Jambeshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar. Her area of Research is International Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law. She has taught across a wide range of subjects. Her area of interest is Public International Law, International Criminal Law, Conflict of Laws (Private International Law), Property Law, Law of Torts and Administrative Law. Dr. Virk is involved as faculty coordinator of Legal Aid Committee. She has also been associated with coordinating the research Projects for the First Four Years of B.A., LL.B. from last three years. Dr. Virk also working as the Faculty Coordinator of the Centre for Advanced Studies in Human Rights, RGNUL, Punjab. She has supervised dozens dissertations and Term Papers of LL.M. students. She has Organised a National Essay Writing Competition, 2016 entitled “Exploitation of Labour: Socio-Legal Aspects”, a One Day Workshop on “Right to Information: Practical Aspects” under CASLW on 21 April 2016 and a One Day Lecture on “Drug De-Addiction” on 8th November 2016 for 1st year students of RGNUL, Punjab. Dr. Virk has adjudged eighteen national and international moot court competitions in RGNUL and other institutions. She also delivered five lectures on human rights, women’s rights and Drug addiction on different platforms. Dr. Virk chaired and co-chaired one and half dozen national and international seminars and conferences at RGNUL. She has attended and participated one dozen workshops and faculty development and training programmes. Dr. Virk has presented two dozen papers on national and international seminars and conferences.