Dr. Ashna Singh

Assistant Professor of Law


Faculty In Charge, UNHCR Chair on Refugee Law

LLM Vice Chair

Phone Extension: 242 | Direct Number: 080-23010606


Academic Programmes

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



BA LLB (Hons), Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow
LLM, National Law School of India University
PhD, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow


Ashna’s primary areas of interest are human rights law, international law, and environmental law. Prior to joining NLSIU, she was working on her PhD on Climate Change Displacement in the South Asian and the South East Asian Region. A graduate of the LLM programme at NLSIU, she is a recipient of the M/S. Sitaram Jindal Foundation Gold Medal for Best Outgoing LL.M. Student.


  • Paper titled “Reasonable Accommodation of the Differently Abled – Expanding the Horizons Towards more ‘Meaningful’ Accommodation” published in RMLNLU Journal, volume 9
  • Paper titled “An Overview on Climate Change Displacement: Exploring New Principles and Frameworks for Funding” published in volume 5, issue 1 (April 2017) of Kathmandu School of Law Review
  • Paper titled “Emerging Contours of Crime of Aggression” published in volume 3, issue 2 (2017) of MS Ramaiah Journal of Law