Alam Bhat, M. Mohsin

Dr M. Mohsin Alam Bhat is an associate professor of law, and the Executive-Director of the Centre of Public Interest Law, at the Jindal Global Law School (India). His primary areas of research include the constitutional perspectives on religion, secularism, and minority rights. He completed his doctoral studies from Yale Law School in 2017, where he was also awarded the Gruber Fellowship in Global Justice and Women’s Rights to work on housing equality. He has published on the law and politics of affirmative action, hate crime, and religious freedom under India’s constitutional jurisprudence. His current research focuses on the contemporary crisis of citizenship and statelessness in India. He is a co-founder of Parichay, a collaborative legal aid clinic that provides legal representation in the on-going citizenship determination processes in the state of Assam. He is the founding editor of Article-14, a website dedicated to civil liberties reportage and analysis.