09/03/08

Arun Thiruvengadam

Arun Thiruvengadam is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, National
University of Singapore. He obtained his formal legal education from the
National Law School, Bangalore (B.A., LL.B (Hons.), 1995; LL.M, 2001) and New
York University School of Law (LL.M, 2002, J.S.D., 2007). After completing his
undergraduate education in 1995, he served as a law clerk to Chief Justice A.M.
Ahmadi at the Supreme Court of India for eighteen months. Between 1997 and 1999,
he practiced in the fields of administrative, constitutional and commercial law
before the High Court of Delhi and the Supreme Court of India. He has been a
Research and Teaching Fellow at the National Law School (1999-2001), as well as
at the Global Public Service Law Project at NYU School of Law (2003-05).

The areas in which he has research and teaching interests are: comparative
constitutional theory and practice; Constitutional and administrative law in
India; law and development; and legal education. In recent years, he has
presented academic papers at conferences/seminars at the following venues: the
Faculty of Law, McGill University; the School of Oriental and African Studies,
University of London; and at the Faculties of law at the Universities of
Indonesia, Hong Kong, Toronto and Kyushu. In 2007, he undertook stints as
Visiting Professor twice, and taught intensive courses on constitutional theory
and Indian constitutionalism at the National University of Juridical Sciences,
Kolkata and at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto

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