O.P. Jindal Global University
Yugank Goyal received his Ph.D. in Economics and Law from the University of Hamburg, Erasmus University Rotterdam and the University of Bologna as Erasmus Mundus Fellow. He holds an L.L.M. from the University of Manchester and a Bachelor of Technology from NIT Surat, India.
He is the founding faculty member of O. P. Jindal Global University. In addition to helping establish the university, he spearheaded several institution building initiatives, including the designing of curriculum and academic policies of the university in its formative stage. Between 2009 and 2012, Dr. Goyal was Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean (Research & International Collaborations) at Jindal Global Law School. As a prolific public speaker in charge of the university’s outreach programmes, he has also addressed more than three hundred leading schools, colleges and universities in India on the importance of law and social science education.
Dr. Goyal has also been awarded the Teaching Excellence Award in recognition of his course content and pedagogical innovations. Prior to joining JGU, he has worked as a consultant on rural development projects with ICICI Bank’s joint venture with the West Bengal State Government. He continues to consult governmental and non-governmental organizations on a variety of projects, besides having also served as faculty at Harvard Law School’s Institute for Global Law and Policy, and at the Vedica Scholars Programme for Women in New Delhi.