Arun Thiruvengadam joined NLSIU in September 2021 as a Professor of Law. His teaching and research interests lie in the areas of Constitutional and Administrative law in India; Comparative constitutional law; Law and Development; Law and Politics in South Asia; and Welfare Rights.
Between 1995-97, he served as a Law-clerk-cum-research-assistant to the Chief Justice of India, Justice A.M. Ahmadi, at the Supreme Court of India. He practiced law for approximately two years before the High Courts of Madras and Delhi and the Supreme Court of India, before commencing graduate studies in 1999.
Arun is a founding editor (and currently the co-General Editor) of the Indian Law Review (Taylor and Francis, UK). He also serves as an editor with the Asian Journal of Comparative Law (Cambridge UK) and World Comparative Law (Nomos, Germany).