Sitharamam Kakarala

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Socio-legal and Political Theory
  • Law and Culture
  • Human Rights Law
  • Comparative Law
  • Comparative Constitutionalism
  • The Developments related to the Languages of Human Rights in the Global South
  • Contemporary Social and Legal Theory
  • Comparative Studies


Ram is the Director of School of Policy and Governance at the University.

Ram teaches Law and Justice in a Globalizing World and Comparative Public Law/​Systems of Governance. He joins us from Glocal University, Uttar Pradesh where he was the Vice Chancellor. Prior to that, he was briefly a Visiting Professor at Azim Premji University, Bengaluru and for much longer periods a Professor at the Centre for Culture and Society and at the National Law School of India, Bangalore.