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Nilesh Sinha

Professional portrait of Nilesh Sinha
  • Visiting Research Fellow
  • Political Science

I joined the department in Fall 2023. My research interests are in political theory, public law, constitutional design, jurisprudence and comparative legal systems with a focus on judicial review. 

I am completing my Ph.D. from Syracuse University, where my dissertation explores 'strong form' judicial review in common law countries. I have a JD from Georgetown University Law Center, as well as LL.Ms from the universities of London, Pennsylvania and Chicago.

Teaching Interests
  • American Politics
  • Constitutional Law
  • Comparative Law and Politics
  • Comparative Constitutional Design
  • Race and the Law
  • The Justice System
  • Classical, Comparative and Modern Political Theory
  • Jurisprudence
  • Ph.D. (in progress), Syracuse University
  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center
  • LL.M, University of Chicago Law School
  • LL.M, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • LL.M, Queen Mary, University of London
  • B.S.L, LL.B, Symbiosis Law College, Pune, India