Jean Monnet Chair Professor 2021-2024(EUC-LAMP Co-Funded by European Union), Fulbright Scholar, B.Sc., LL.B., LL.M., NET, Ph.D., PG Diploma in German, RBP (Hindi), CTM (Competent Toastmaster) Director, Symbiosis Law School, Pune Dean, Faculty of Law, Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune (SIU)
Dr. (Mrs.) Shashikala Gurpur is a distinguished academician and orator having presented more than 325 invited lectures, workshops and seminars across India, Thailand, US, UK, Ireland, Germany, Australia, Canada and UAE. She has an outstanding career with a wide range of experience in teaching, research and industry and is continuing with Symbiosis Law School since 2007. She is a pioneer of EU Legal Studies in India.
Having received her formal schooling in Kannada medium in Gurpur, she holds degrees in science and law from Mangalore University. Dr. Gurpur received Ph.D. in International Law from Mysore University where she was also the topper and Gold medalist in LL.M (PG topper with 3 gold medals at Mysore University). In the backdrop of long years of experience in legal literacy and gender training, having worked as Co- Director in gender and human rights-based wing of an NGO for 2 years, she has also worked as HR Manager & Administration in MNC Abu Dhabi, UAE from the year 2004 to 2007.