Academic Programmes


5-Year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.)



  • B.A. (Hons) Economics – St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) – Jindal Global Law School
  • M.Phil in Law – University of Oxford


Diya is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics and Law at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore. She is also an MPhil candidate in Law at the University of Oxford and a Global Junior Scholar with the Constitutions and Democratic Resilience Project. She is qualified to practice law in India with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from Jindal Global Law School and also holds an Honours degree in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi.

She has worked with the Law and Political Economy Project as a co-convenor of its Oxford chapter and has worked on a series of legal and policy projects with government ministries in India and abroad as well as pro bono organisations, NGOs, think tanks and universities.  Her current work examines the nature of corporate power and legal subjectivity in the constitutional post-colony and the relationship between law and capital.


Research work in: Human Rights Law and Theory, Rare Disease Policy and Access to Health, Religion and Caste in Indian Law, Agricultural Policy.
Research interests: Law and Social Theory, Law and Political Economy, Law and Development, Marxist and Critical Theories of Law, Constitutional Theory, Jurisprudence.