Conference Presenter Profile

Sheena	Shukkur

Name: Sheena Shukkur

Professional Title: Former Pro Vice Chancellor, MGU, Kottayam

Affiliation: Kannur University

Country: India

Title of Presentation(s):

  • Clinical experience (Legal Literacy Clinics) of Public Interest Litigation in India

Short Bio: A Fulbright Vanderbilt Fellow Dr. Shukkur is the former Pro Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India. She was also officiating as the Vice Chancellor of National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kalamassery and MG University, India briefly. Having had her PhD in Family Law, she Mastered ( LL.M ) from Vanderbilt, USA and CUSAT, India. Dr. Shukkur, an academic and teaching faculty at Kannur University and at Mahatma Gandhi University was also Assistant Professor at the National Judicial Academy, an institution of Supreme Court of India and the think – tank of Indian Judiciary. Dr. Shukkur was part of Kerala State Higher Education Council, Executive Council of NUALS and MG University, several academic bodies like Academic Council, Board of Studies and Board of Examinations. Dr. Shukkur headed and convened submitting reports on instituting a National University on Police Studies and Forensic Sciences, National Justice University, Kerala State Higher Education Policy, Gender Injustice on Campus and establishing a University on Education, Planning, Management and Training to the Government of Kerala.

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