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IU Bloomington

Shruti Rana

Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies

Expert Bio

Shruti Rana is the senior assistant dean for curricular and undergraduate affairs, diversity officer, and director of the International Law and Institutions Program at the the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies and an affiliated professor of law at the Maurer School of Law. She has extensive experience in international business law and international human rights law. 

She was also a professor at the University of Maryland Law School, where she helped develop the school’s International and Comparative Law Clinic, and a visiting professor at UC Berkeley Law School. She practiced international, corporate and administrative law at Williams & Connolly LLP and Quinn Emanuel LLP, and she clerked for the Judge James Browning, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Areas of Expertise

International law and institutions; global governance; international human rights law; gender and human rights; international women’s human rights; Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) treaty; refugee and asylum law; United Nations, treaties; corporate law, corporate social responsibility, corporate accountability and corporate governance; immigration and immigration adjudication; gender; business and technology policy; international business law, international business transactions and international intellectual property law; philanthropy, social entrepreneurship and venture philanthropy; contracts; and comparative law, Asian and U.S. law.