Upendra Baxi

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Upendra Baxi is the Professor of Law Emeritus at the University of Warwick and the University of Delhi. He was previously the Professor of Law in Development at Warwick, Professor of Law at Delhi for 23 years and its Vice-Chancellor from 1990 until 1994. He was also the Vice-Chancellor of the University of South Gujarat, in Surat, from 1982 until 1985; the Honorary Director (Research) at The Indian Law Institute from 1985 until 1988 and the President of the Indian Society of International Law from 1992 until 1995. Upendra graduated from Rajkot (Gujarat University), read Law at the University of Bombay, and holds Master of Laws degrees from the University of Bombay and the University of California at Berkeley. Berkeley also awarded him a Doctorate in Juristic Sciences. He has been awarded Honorary Doctorates in Law by the National Law School University of India, Bangalore and the University of La Trobe, Melbourne. Upendra has taught various courses in Law and Science, comparative constitutionalism and social theory of human rights at the universities of Sydney, Duke University, The American University, the New York University Law School Global Law Program and the University of Toronto.