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Foreign Faculty

Prof. Stephen Barnes

Global Professor

Institute of Law, Nirma University

Prof. Stephen G. Barnes, Assistant Dean of Graduate and International Programs, Penn State Law, Pennsylvania University, USA oversees LL.M. and S.J.D. admissions. Before his appointment, Steve lived for 8 years in China where he was a visiting law professor at the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing and also served as Penn State Law China Programs Director. Steve is proficient in French, Chinese, and Swedish, and is energized by the cultural diversity that talented international students bring to Penn State Law. Education: J.D., University of Oregon; M.B.A., The George Washington University; B.A., Brigham Young University.

Email : sgb14@psu.edu

Judge Mel Flanagan

Adjunct Professor

Institute of Law, Nirma University

Judge Mel Flanagan is Former Circuit Judge & Adjunct Professor, University of Sarajevo, USA. First appointed to the bench in 1993 by then Gov. Tommy Thompson, Flanagan was most recently re-elected in 2012 for a sixyear
term. Judge Flanagan served until her resignation in January 2016 to serve as a Fulbright scholar.

Email : mel.flanagan311@gmail.com

Prof. John Winterdyk

Adjunct Professor

Institute of Law, Nirma University

John Winterdyk is specialized in the areas of youth justice, human trafficking (in Canada and internationally), comparative criminal justice and crime prevention, among other research interests. Dr. Winterdyk is a full professor in the Department of Economics, Justice, and Policy Studies and founding Director of the Centre for Criminology and Justice Research (CCJR) at Mount Royal University in Calgary (AB). He has held various adjunct/visiting professorships in Canada, India, and Namibia, served as a visiting professor at the Max Planck Institute in Germany, as well as carried out research into local beliefs about violence and honour in Sub-Saharan Africa and in India and led multiple criminology/criminal justice study tours to Europe and most recently to China. John has authored/edited some 35 academic books and co-authored dozens of articles in a wide array of distinguished journals. He is the current Book Review Editor for the “Journal of Human Trafficking” and the “Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice’. In 2019 he was awarded the “Outstanding Scholar Award” by the Faculty of Arts at his university and he received the “Public Education Award” from the Canadian Criminal Justice Association, and he has just been nominated for the “Research and Scholarship Excellent Award” at his university.

Email : jwinterdyk@mtroyal.ca

Dr. Ricky Lee

Adjunct Professor

Institute of Law, Nirma University

Dr. Ricky Lee is Professor of Law, The University of Notre Dame,Sydney, Australia Australia. He has done supervision of Doctoral, Masters, and Graduate research candidates. Member of the School of Law’s Board of Examiners. He has participated in curriculum design and course planning for proposed international LL.M. program with universities in France and the United Kingdom. Specialising in corporate and commercial law, commercial litigation, international disputes, insolvency law, taxation law, international trade law,mergers and acquisitions, and trade practices.

Email : ricky.lee@nd.edu.au

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