Integrated Programme in Law (IPL)


Tentative Course Faculty

Dr. Kasim Balarabe

Associate Professor & Associate Dean (Jindal Global University)

LL.B. (Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria), Ph.D. (Maastricht University)

Dr. Kasim Balarabe has research interest in public international law, human rights, humanitarian law, refugee law, international criminal law and international security issues. He has more than a decade experience in academic, research, humanitarian, legal and policy development issues. He was an Associate at Aluko & Oyebode, one of the Nigeria’s foremost commercial law firms. He worked as a Principal Legal Officer with the Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Justice, was a former Special Assistant (Policy) to the Nigeria’s Federal Commissioner for Refugees and represented Nigeria as a delegate to the United Nations General Assembly, New York. Dr. Balarabe also served as a Research Associate with Public International Law and Policy Group (PILPG) Netherlands Office.

He has taught at Islamic University in Uganda and Kampala International University where he served as the Head, Department of Public and Comparative Law. Dr. Balarabe also served as an expert/resource person to several governmental and non-governmental organizations on matters concerning human rights, refugees and humanitarian law issues. He holds a Bachelor of Laws from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria; A Barrister at Law certificate from the Nigerian Law School; Master of Laws in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights from the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (University of Geneva, Switzerland); Master of Laws with specialization in Law and Politics of International Security from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Netherlands and a Doctorate degree in Law from the Maastricht University Netherlands.

Dr. Balarabe has several publications and attended international trainings and conferences in Africa, Asia, Europe and United States. He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, International Association of Refugee Law Judges and a Graduate Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered).

Dr. C L Bansal

Dr C L Bansal holds a Ph.D & LLB degree from Delhi University, M.Com from University Business School, Panjab University, Chandigarh and Post Graduate Diploma in Administrative Law, from Indian Law Institute, New Delhi.

During his professional career of 44 Years, Dr Bansal has worked in various prestigious institutions of India like MDI Gurgoan. Before joining MDI, as a Professor in the area of Business & Corporate Laws, Governance and Public Policy, Dr. Bansal has worked in Delhi University Institution as a senior faculty for over 30 years. He has also been associated in Senior Management capacity with private sector MNCs. He had been associated with IIM Lucknow, IIM Raipur, IIM Rohtak and IIM Kashipur.

His areas of interest comprise Business Law, Corporate Laws, Intellectual Property Laws, Contract Management, Strategic Corporate Governance, Laws of doing business in India and Economic & Labour Laws.


Associate Professor (University of Exeter)

Ph.D. (Economics), University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Dr. SURAJEET CHAKRAVARTY is an Associate Professor in the Area of economics at University of Exeter. He did his Ph.D. in Economics from Birla University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Before joining Exeter, he has served as a Lecture in the Department of Economics @ Queen’s University and University of California (Irvine) about 3 years. His areas of specialization are Contract Theory, Theory of Firm, and Behavioural-Decision Making.

Dr. Marina-Selini Katsaiti

Associate Professor (College of Business and Economics, UAE University)

Ph.D., Economics, University of Connecticut

Dr. Marina-Selini Katsaiti received her PhD in Economics from the University of Connecticut, Storrs (USA) in 2010. From 2010-2019 she served as a faculty member at the Department of Economics and Finance at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), where she also served as an Exchange Student Program Coordinator for a number of years and as a Chair of the Economics and Finance Department from January 2018-June 2019. Dr. Katsaiti is currently working for the Agricultural University of Athens, Department of Regional and Economic Development. She also works for the Hellenic Open University (Patras). Her research interests fall in the areas of Health Economics, Happiness, and Migration (among other things) while her work appears in several renowned international academic journals, such as: Economic Inquiry, the Journal of Macroeconomics, the Contemporary Economic Policy journal, Empirical Economics, the International Review of Financial Analysis, and the Journal of Happiness Studies. Dr. Katsaiti serves as a consultant for the Centre for European Constitutional Law.

Dr. Dipayan Roy

Associate Professor (NICMR)

Ph. D. (Financial Economics), Indian Institute of Management Indore


Dr. Dipayan Roy is an Associate Professor in the Area of Economics National Institute of Construction Management and Research. He did his Ph.D. in Financial Economics from Indian Institute of Management Indore. He has served As a Faculty In the Symbiosis International University around 29 months.

Dr Alison Attrill-Smith


PhD Psychology (University of St Andrews)

Dr. Attrill Smith is Senior Lecturer and Postgraduate online programme lead for Psychology at the University of Wolverhampton and a Research expert with over 20 years’ experience, mainly in cyber psychology (specialism cybercrime) and social cognitive psychology. She former co-ordinator of the Cyber psychology Research at the University of Wolverhampton and Lead editor of three text books (including the Oxford Handbook of Cyberpsychology) and one single-authored book.  Dr. Alision has extensive research and lecturing experience.

Dr. Tatiana Karabchuk

Associate Professor ( College of Humanities and Social Sciences, UAE University

PhD in Sociology (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia)

Dr.  Tatiana is an Associate Professor with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. She skilled in Research Design, Lecturing, Policy Analysis, Quantitative Research, and Quantitative Analytics, Statistical Analysis, Econometrics. She has completed projects on Happiness and Well-Being, Youth Employability, Work-life Balance, Job Stability, Fertility Intentions, and more. Dr. Tatiana Karabchuk is a

Strong education professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused in Economic Sociology from National Research University Higher School of Economics (QS Top-50 in Sociology).  She successfully publishes in top peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Happiness Studies, Current Psychology, Annals of American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, Labour Market Studies, Mind and Society, Post-Soviet Affairs, etc.

Maxim Gatskov

Lecturer at the University of Regensburg, Germany

Mr. Maxim Gatskov is currently working as projects manager at the Bavarian Academic Center for Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe (BAYHOST), University of Regensburg (Germany) and Since 2008 Lecturer at the University of Regensburg, courses: “Theoretical concepts of Social Sciences”, “European Integration”, “Academic writing”, “and Ethnic minorities in Europe

Dr. Arpita Mathur

Assistant Professor (NICMR)

Fellow of IIM Calcutta (Sociology)

Dr. Arpita Mathur is an Assistant Professor in the National Institute of Construction Management and Research, (NICMAR), Pune. She earned his PhD in Sociology from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. She holds a M. SC degree in Criminology and MA degree in Sociology. Before joining NICMAR, She has served as a Assistant Professor in SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai (NAAC A++ accredited, UGC Category I), September 12, 2016 to May 31, 2019. She also serves in ICICI Bank, Corporate Banking Group from November 2008-May Assistant Manager. Her specialization areas are Organizational Behavior, Managerial Skills, and Qualitative Research Methods.

Dr. Praveen Ranjan Srivastava

Associate Professor (Indian Institute of Management Rohtak)

Ph. D. (BITS Pilani)

Dr. Praveen Ranjan Srivastava is an Associate Professor in the Area of Information Technology Systems at IIM Rohtak. He did his Ph.D. in Computer Science & Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani. During Ph.D. tenure he got various fellowship and awards from leading organizations like Google, Microsoft etc.  Dr. Srivastava received his Master of Technology (M.Tech) degree in Software Engineering from MotiLal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad.  Before joining IIM Rohtak, he has served As a Faculty In the Department of computer science @ BITS Pilani, Pilani campus Rajasthan about 8 years. He is currently doing research in the area of Data analytics, E-commerce & software engineering using nature inspired techniques. His research areas are software testing management, Analytics and E commerce, Software Project Management, Quality assurance, Agile Modeling & Management etc. He has published research papers in various leading international journals and conferences in the area of Information System/Computer science and engineering. His H index is 15 and I index is 24. He has been actively involved in reviewing various research papers submitted in his field to different leading journals and various international and national level conferences. He conducts several MDPs also.


Dr. Ravi Vatrapu

Professor, Loretta Rogers Chair (Ryerson University)

PhD, MSc, BTech

Dr. Ravi Vatrapu is the Loretta Rogers Research Chair in Digital Enterprise and professor of computational social science at the Department of Information Technology Management of the Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University. Formerly, he was a professor of computational social science at the Department of Digitalization, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark; professor of applied computing at the Kristiania University College, Norway; and the founding director of the Centre for Business Data Analytics.

Prof. Vatrapu conducts transdisciplinary basic research on big data at the socio-technical intersections of computer science and social science with specific applications to managers in organizations, teachers in schools and residents in communities. His current research, education, and consulting encompasses Big Social Data Analytics, Geospatial Analysis, Building Usage Analytics, and Bitcoin Blockchain Analytics.  

Ravi’s current research focus is on big social data analytics to design, develop and evaluate a new holistic approach to computational social science, Social Set Analytics (SSA). SSA consists of a generative framework for philosophies of computational social science, a theory of socio-technical interactions, conceptual and formal models of social data, and an analytical framework for combining big social data with organizational and societal datasets for generating meaningful facts, actionable insights, valuable insights, and sustainable impacts.

Shantona Poduval

Linguistic Trainer

Mr. Shantona provides educational and training programs for ethnic community, social activities, and develop strategic alliances with community groups, Government agencies, business and service organizations  and provide customer support, advocacy, problem solving. Liaise with service providers, and external agents to provide facilities to international students, migrants, newcomers and members of ethnic community. He Liaise with funding organizations to secure funding and develop strategic partnerships with organizations who promote community activities. Develop and improve office processes and maintain efficient operation of the Centre.

Dr. Aditya Kumar Sahu

Assistant Professor (Indian Institute of Management Rohtak)

Ph.D:  Indian Institute of Management Kashipur

Dr. Aditya Kumar Sahu is an Assistant Professor in the Operations Management area at the Indian Institute of Management Rohtak. He earned his PhD in Operations Management & Decision Sciences from Indian Institute of Management Kashipur. He holds a M. Tech degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad. He is passionate about deploying better operational practices inside the factory using various tools and techniques of operations management. This has motivated him to work on his thesis titled “Essays on Deployment of Lean Manufacturing Practices in Indian SMEs” during his PhD. He has scholarly publications in various reputed international journals such as Production Planning & Control, Journal of Cleaner Production and Australasian Marketing Journal. His research articles leverage research methodologies such as case-based research, structural equation modelling and systematic literature review. He has also reviewed several articles for reputed journals.