Arushi is a Lecturer in Criminal Law at the University of Sheffield. She recently completed her D Phil in Law as a Mann Senior Scholar at Hertford College (Oxford), passing without corrections. Based in the Centre for Criminology, her research focused on conviction rates in rape cases in Delhi. She was supervised by Professor Carolyn Hoyle and Professor Lucia Zedner. Formerly, supported by the Rhodes Trust, she completed the BCL (Distinction in Criminal Justice and Human Rights) and M Phil in Law at Magdalen College, Oxford. 

Arushi has previously tutored undergraduate as well as postgraduate students at Oxford, teaching across Law and Criminology courses. Most recently, she was a Stipendiary Lecturer in Tort Law at St Hilda's College (Oxford). She has editorial experience through working with multiple journals, such as the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal. In the past, Arushi has also served as a peer reviewer for several Indian and international journals, including the European Journal of Legal Studies. She actively enagages in co-curricular discussions and seminars, many of which she has organised as convenor of the Procedural Justice and Evidence Discussion Group and the South Asian Law Discussion Group. 

Arushi has a strong interest in social justice issues. Accordingly, among other things, she has served as the Deputy Chairperson of the Oxford Pro Bono Publico, and as an editor for the Oxford Human Rights Hub.  She has contributed to the University's outreach efforts by teaching on the Target Oxbridge and Pathways to Law programmes. 


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Research Interests

Criminal Law; Human Rights Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Gender Justice; Evidence; Victims; Postcolonial Feminism; Intersectionality

Options taught

Tort, Criminal Law (Mods), Criminology and Criminal Justice, Victims and Restorative Justice

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