Mr. Sumit Sonkar is a PhD Candidate at Faculty of Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Before commencing his PhD at the CUHK, Sumit worked as an Assistant Professor of Law and was a Guest Faculty at the Indian Society of International Law and the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi. Sumit obtained his Master of Laws (LLM) from the South Asian University (A Project of SAARC) and his Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Delhi. He did his Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of Allahabad, India. He also obtained a Post Graduate Certificate in IP Management and Valuation from LUISS Business School, Italy.
Research Interests and Aims
Sumit is interested in Comparative Constitutional Law and Judicial Review. In the current project, he will examine how the Supreme Court of India recognized women’s right to worship and how it can be made more socially acceptable from a gender equality perspective.
Working Papers and Publications
Education and Awards