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Dr Surabhi Ranganathan

Dr Surabhi Ranganathan

Centre Fellow


Surabhi Ranganathan is a University Lecturer in International Law at Cambridge, and a Fellow of King’s College. She is also a fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law.

Her research examines the designation, representations and regulation of global commons, focusing on the deep seabed.

She is the author of Strategically Created Treaty Conflicts and the Politics of International Law (CUP 2014) and asst. editor of The Cambridge Companion to International Law (2012). Educated in Bangalore, New York and Cambridge, Surabhi has been a recipient of the Vanderbilt, Gates, Overseas Research, and JC Hall Scholarships. She has clerked at the Supreme Court of India, and interned with UNHCR, UNICEF, India’s Telecom Regulator, and the Indian Supreme Court’s Central Empowered Committee for the Environment. She has taught at the University of Warwick, was a JRF at King's College and the Lauterpacht Centre, and has also been a Fellow and Program Officer at the Institute for International Law and Justice, NYU School of Law.

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