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consultant , Law educator

Vivek Vik Kanwar, American law educator, consultant. Achievements include research in emergency powers in international jurisprudence. Recipient Denise Carty Bennia award, Northeastern University, 2000.


Kanwar, Vivek Vik was born on May 26, 1976 in Kaduna, Nigeria. Son of Rajinder Singh and Vijay Lakshmi Kanwar.


Bachelor in Social, Critical Theory, New College, Sarasota, Florida, 1997. Juris Doctor, Northeastern University School Law, Boston, 2000. Master of Laws, New York University School Law, 2001.

Doctor of Juridical Science, New York University, 2006.


Legal education consultant, program director Federation Employment & Guidance Service, New York, 2000—2001. Jules Lobel research fellow Center Constitutional Rights, 2001—2002. Assistant, Hauser Global Law School Program New York University Law, 2003—2005.

Graduate fellow Center International Cooperation, 2005—2006. Postdoctoral fellow Loyola New Orleans College Law, 2006—2008. Visiting lecturer, political science Clemson University, South Carolina.

Pro bono consultant Control Arms Campaign, New York, since 2008. Consultant Program on Humanitarian Policy & Conflict Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2008.


  • Achievements include research in emergency powers in international jurisprudence.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Married Lacey Leah Torge. 1 child Zazie Diya Kanwar-Torge.

Rajinder Singh

Vijay Lakshmi Kanwar

Lacey Leah Torge

Zazie Diya Kanwar-Torge Kanwar