Iqbal Singh

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For the lieutenant governor of Puducherry, India, see Iqbal Singh (politician).

Iqbal Singh is an academician in the fields of International Relations, Human Rights and Law. Iqbal has conducted research and held teaching positions at various universities across North America and India.[citation needed]

Academic career[edit]

After working for MA in Political Science from Mysore University (First Class First Gold Medal) and MS in Area Studies, he moved to United States and earned PhD in Political Science from University of Chicago and JD from University of North Carolina. Since then he has taught at Marquette, Duke and National Defense Universities[clarification needed]. Presently he is a Distinguished Professor of Law at the National Law Institute University of India.[1] He was a member of Martin Luther King Commission[clarification needed] from 1992 to 1995 working with numerous human rights projects.[citation needed]

His areas of research interest include space law; environment; technology and politics[2] terrorism and international law[3][4] cyber-terrorism. He has published several titles in the areas of above research.[citation needed] Over the years he has worked for institutional development; university ranking and reputation management as an advisor to universities.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "The Faculty". National Law Institute University. Retrieved 30 April 2010. [dead link]
  2. ^ US Defence Policy and Power Projection in Southwest Asia (Washington Institute, 1984)
  3. ^ Indian Ocean : a zone of peace or power play?”, 1982 ISBN 0-86784-251-2, ISBN 978-0-86784-251-7
  4. ^ Terrorism legally and effectively: An analysis of India’s unlawful activities (prevention) Amendment Act 2008, National Law Journal, Bhopal