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Biography

Mohsin Alam Bhat is a legal scholar, with a focus on constitutional law, minority rights, and law and politics. His research combines ethnographic and socio-legal methods in the study of the law. He has published on religious freedom, affirmative action and discrimination, and more recently on hate crime and citizenship in India.

Mohsin teaches at Jindal Global Law School (India) and heads the Centre for Public Interest Law. He completed his doctoral studies at Yale Law School, where he was also the Gruber Fellow in Global Justice and Women’s Rights (2016-2017). At present, he is a New India Foundation (NIF) fellow working on a project on liberal constitutionalism and India's Muslims. He is the co-founder of Parichay, a collaborative legal clinic that provides legal support to persons facing citizenship deprivation in India. He is also on the editorial board of the civil liberties website Article-14.