|Dr.Gireesh Kumar J - Assistant Professor
Department of Law
School of Legal Studies(SLS)
Tel Ph: 0469- 2638130
|Other designations:||Head (I/c),Department of Law|
|Specialisation:||Constitutional Law, Administrative Law and Human Rights
|Course Offered:||Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Administrative Law|
|Brief Profile:|| Dr.Gireesh Kumar J is currently serving as Assistant Professor and the Head of the Department of Law, of Central University of Kerala. He is a graduate in both Economics and Law and a Post Graduate in Constitutional and Administrative Law. He has specialized in Human Rights of the Disadvantaged, Differently abled and the working class. Dr.Kumar has done extensive research in the field of Disability Law and Human Rights and has acquired PhD from the University of Kerala in the year 2012, on the topic of “Legal Protection of Mentally Challenged People in India”. He has served as an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, for a period of ten years from 2005 to 2015. Dr.Gireesh Kumar has a considerable number of publications to his credit in National as well as International Journals on various topics ranging from human rights of the marginalized sections to constitutional and administrative law of India.
Dr.Gireesh Kumar J has participated and presented research papers in several National and International Conferences including the Annual International Conference on Law, Regulation and Public Policy (LRPP)-2013, Organized by the Global Science and Technology Forum in Singapore. He is an academic member in the Global Science and Technology Forum, an international body and is a life member in the All India Law Teachers Congress, which is a national level organization of Law Teachers in Indian Universities. Dr. Kumar is a visiting professor to the University of Kerala, Kannur University, the Sree Sankara Sanskrit University Kalady and the Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala and many other institutions of higher learning across the country. Dr. Gireesh Kumar. J has took the leading part in organizing several international and National Seminars both in the University of Delhi and the Central University of Kerala including the recent National Seminar on "Countering Climate Change, Need for Legal and Policy Reforms" conducted in the Department of Law, Central University of Kerala on 17th and 18th March-2016. His vision of developing legal education as a powerful tool for social change and inclusive development of the society is evident from the social service endeavors he has engaged through outreach programs of National Service Scheme Cells both in the University of Delhi and the Central University of Kerala.