Dr. Rashmi Salpekar
Prof. Dr. Rashmi Salpekar, Professor of International Law and Dean VSLLS. She is Ph.D. in International Law for which she received fellowship from Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi. She is LL.M., Master of Human Rights and Duties (MHRDE) and M.A. in Sociology. She has more than fifteen years of experience of teaching and research including experience of working as a Research Officer in Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission, Mumbai. She has specialization in Public International Law, International Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law, International Trade and Commercial Law, and Human Rights. She has been invited as a speaker in national conferences, seminars and international conferences including International Conference organized by WSV and City University , Hong Kong, 2018 and 15th International Symposium organized by Australian Institute of Victimology, Western Australia University along with World Society of Victimology (WSV) at Perth, Australia in July 2015 and 14th International Symposium of Victimology at The Hague, The Netherlands in May 2012 organized by International Institute of Victimology, Tilburg, and Leuvens Institute of Criminology, Victim Support of Europe. She has published Books, many papers in various research journals, conference proceedings of national and international repute. Recently she has edited a book on International Humanitarian Law and authored a book on Parliament Session of 2019: A Descriptive Study of Bills Passed and Presented. She has been invited to judge moot court competitions including Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Competition and Henry Dunant Moot Court Competition. She has carried out an Empirical Research on Rights of Farmers and Land Acquisition funded by ICSSR, New Delhi. She is guiding Ph.D. Students and also guiding LL.M. and LL.B. students in their dissertations. She is invited as a resource person across the country mainly to speak on International law and Legal Research Methodology. She is an Executive Council Member and Life Member of Indian Society of International Law. She is also an Executive Member of All India Law Teachers Congress and a Member of World Society of Victimology (Special Category consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations and the Council of Europe). She is also Life Fellow of Indian Social Science Academy. At present she is working on a National Project funded by NHRC.