ARUNA VENKAT, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Law at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. She is the Centre Head of Centre for Humanitarian and Refugee Laws. She also heads the Centre on Law and Society at NALSAR. She received her Doctorate in Law from the University of Delhi. She has taught at Amity Law School, New Delhi. Before joining the teaching profession, she worked with Butterworths India, New Delhi as a Legal Editor.
Dr. Aruna has more than 12 years of teaching and research experience and has published several research papers in reputed national law journals. She is a member of the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN). The International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) and Kapi’olani Child Protection Centre invited her to chair a session at the XVIII Congress 2010.
Her fields of interest are environmental law, private international law, juris-prudence, law and society. Presently, Dr. Aruna is engaged in research in the field of child abuse and neglect, child rights, and environment.