Dr Garima Pal
Advisory Board Member

Dr. Garima Pal, a distinguished scholar, earned her PhD in the field of “Drug Abuse and Alcoholism and the role of Rehabilitation Centers in Uttarakhand.” Her interdisciplinary background encompasses expertise in Criminology, Victimology, and Human Rights. Her scholarly interests extend to Legal Research, Criminal Justice Administration, Gender Justice, and Sociology of Law.

Previously, Dr. Pal served as an Assistant Professor at Symbiosis Law School, Pune, until July 2018. She furthered her academic pursuits by completing a certificate course with Harvard University on “Justice.” Currently, she holds the position of Executive Director at the NGO Care Village Foundation, New Delhi.

Dr. Pal’s academic achievements include qualifying for UGC-NET for Lectureship in 2011. She has also served as a Research Associate at the Institute of Social Sciences, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, working on projects sponsored by TATA. Her contributions extend to research projects at NLU Delhi, focusing on topics such as hate crimes and transport-related crimes against female commuters.

In addition to her academic endeavors, Dr. Pal is a prolific author with publications in both national and international journals, as well as book chapters with Bloomsbury and Book publishers, Ireland. She is actively involved in international and national organizations such as the International Sociological Association (ISA), International Society for Development and Sustainability (ISDS), and the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SACV).

Dr. Pal has held editorial roles for esteemed journals including the Indian Journal of Criminology and Victim Justice, and she is currently appointed as Managing Editor for Victim Justice and Victimology by SAGE publishers. Her forthcoming projects include co-authoring a book on Hate Crimes in India with SpringerNature, New York, and editing a book on Over-Criminalization for BRILL Publishers. Dr. Pal’s dedication to scholarship and advocacy underscores her commitment to advancing knowledge and promoting social justice.