Biography

Arushi is a Stipendiary Lecturer in Tort Law at St Hilda's College. She is simultaneously reading for a D Phil in Law as a Mann Senior Scholar at Hertford College. Based in the Centre for Criminology, her research focuses on conviction rates in rape cases in Delhi. She is 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 taught undergraduate as well as BCL/MJur students at Oxford. The courses she has tutored on are Criminology and Criminal Justice, Evidence and Criminal Law. She also has editorial experience through working with multiple journals, such as the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal. In the past, Arushi has 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. 

From July 2019, Arushi will join the School of Law at the University of Sheffield as a Lecturer in Criminal Law.

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Criminal Law; Human Rights Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Gender Justice; Evidence; Tort Law

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

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