Kiran Suryanarayana completed his schooling from Bishop Cotton Boys’ School and obtained his BA LLB (Hons) degree from School of Law, Christ University in 2020. He further completed a post graduate diploma in Liberal Studies, as a Young India Fellow from Ashoka University in 2021. He recently graduated from UCLA with an LLM and a dual specialization in Constitutional, International and Comparative Law.

Areas of interest: Presently, his main research interest pertains to the question of regulating political parties through the Constitution in democratic systems. He is fascinated by the intersection of Constitutional Law and International law, particularly regarding questions like the use of constitutions to bolster the effectiveness of international legal rules; and the impact of colonial legal architecture on such rules.

Outside of work, he loves food, and learning about how it’s embedded into our cultural landscape.

Focus area at NLSIU: Currently, he is working under Prof. Sudhir Krishnaswamy and Ms. Nanditta Batra on a project about locating Public Health in the Indian Constitution.