Research Postgraduate Student Profile

Anupama Sharma
anupama@hku.hk

Anupama Sharma is an Assistant Professor, Assistant Dean (International Collaborations) and Fellow Centre for Penology, Criminal Justice and Police Studies at O.P. Jindal Global Law School, India. She has completed B.A. LL.B. (hons.) from the National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata in 2014 and LL.M. from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom in June 2015. Her research interests include Criminal Justice, Family Law, Gender justice and Human Rights. She has been a part of various research projects run by institutions and organizations, such as, Cambridge Pro Bono Project, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, International Justice Mission, inter alia. She has been a teaching assistant for Increasing Diversity Increasing Access (IDIA) and a research assistant for the faculty in International law and Arbitration. She has presented papers in various National and International Conferences on issues of gender inequality and criminal justice.She recently won a gold medal for best presentation on 'Gender inequality in the Indian institution of marriage' at Annual World Conference on Women's studies in Colombo, Sri Lanka. She has been awarded with Research Excellence Award for outstanding contribution to research at O.P. Jindal Global University. She has done various internships which cut across law firms, judicial clerkship and human rights organizations. She has been a Legislative Review Team member for the Journal of Indian Law and Society for reviewing the HIV/AIDS Bill 2007.

Currently she is on study leave for pursuing PhD at the University of Hong Kong.

Field of Study: Criminal law

Thesis Title: Victim's role in Criminal Justice System

Programme of Study: Ph.D. 2018

Supervisor(s): Professor Simon Young

Publications:

Joint paper on 'Mainstreaming the margins: A review of key concerns in the HIV AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2012', Journal of Indian Law and Society, Volume IV, Monsoon 2013

'Fines as a Punishment in Indian Penal Code: A Jurisprudential Failure or Commodification of an Offense?', Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice Special issue on Crime and Punishment in Asia, Vol 32(3) August 2016

'Public prosecutors, victims and the expectation gap: An analysis of Indian jurisdiction', NLS Socio Legal Review, National Law School of India University, Issue 2, Vol 13, 2018