Dr. Rosmy Joan joined the National Law University Jodhpur Faculty of Law in 2013, where she specializes in International Economic Laws and Public Law. She holds B.A. LL.B (Hons.) degree from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala with University First Rank and LL.M in Corporate Laws and International Trade Law from O.P. Jindal Global University with Gold Medal. She was a Savitri Jindal Merit cum Means Graduate Scholar during the Master's Programme and was awarded the First Position in Dean's List Award consecutively for two years. During the masters programme she has also completed the Harvard Law School Course on International Negotiation with 100% marks and the WTO Training Programme on Trade and Development Issues jointly organized by the Asian African Legal Consultancy Organization (AALCO) the Center for WTO Studies and Indian Institute of Foreign Trade in 2012. She holds her doctoral degree in International Investment Law and Policy from the National Law University, Jodhpur. She also qualified the University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test for Assistant Professors in Law.
Dr. Joan has won many accolades of national and international repute. Acknowledging her outstanding academic excellence, the Nani A. Palkhivala Memorial Trust, Mumbai awarded her prestigious Nani A. Palkhivala Gold Medal in 2013. In 2015, The Hague Academy of International Law, The Netherlands honoured her with their distinguished The City of the Hague Scholarship for attending the Summer Session on Private International Law at the Peace Palace, The Hague, The Netherlands. Her alma mater, O. P. Jindal Global University honoured her with the Distinguished Alumni Award for Exemplary Accomplishments in Professional Work in 2019. She was selected as a Host Faculty under the Fulbright-Nehru Specialist Programme and hosted Prof. Jacqueline Lang Weaver, A. A. White Professor of Law at the University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas in February 2020. Recently Dr. Joan has been awarded the prestigious Shastri Indo-Canadian Fellowship for Academicians in the area of Energy Law.
Dr. Joan is the Executive Director of the Centre for Studies in Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Law and Policy; Executive Chairperson of the External Initiatives; Chairperson of the ADR Committee; Faculty Coordinator of the Centre for Studies in Global Trade Engagements and Negotiations and TradeLab Network; Faculty In-charge of the renowned journal Trade, Law and Development; and Member of the Internal Quality Assurance Cell at the National Law University, Jodhpur.
Dr. Joan is a frequent speaker at venues around the world and writes extensively on the issues in public and private laws. She is a Younger Comparativist and was selected to present a paper on Comparative Law in the Second Annual Younger Comparativists Conference organized by the American Society of Comparative Law at Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA (2013). She also presented her views at other major national and international conferences, including the American Bar Association Section of International Law, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes and the London Court of International Arbitration Symposium on Complex Issues in International Commercial Arbitration at the George Washington University School of Law, Washington D. C., USA (2013), Eleventh Asian Law Institute (ASLI) Annual Conference in Malaysia (2014), the South Asia International Economic Law Network Inaugural Conference organized by UNSW Sydney and JGU Delhi (2017), 50th Anniversary UNCITRAL Congress on Modernizing International Trade Law to Support Innovation and Sustainable Development held at the UNCITRAL Secretariat, Vienna, Austria (2017), 8th Biennial Conference of the Asian Society of International Law organized by UNSW, Canberra at the Australian Defense Force Academy (2021), and 7th Biennial Conference of the Society of International Economic Law organized by the Society of International Economic Law in collaboration with Bocconi University, Milan (2021).
Dr. Joan has teaching experience at the doctoral, postgraduate and the undergraduate levels. Her areas of expertise include International Law, International Trade and Investment Laws, International Arbitration, Energy and Environmental Law, Health Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Corporate Laws, Contract Law, Legal Research and Gender Studies. She very frequently organizes training programmes and certificate courses for researchers, practitioners, academicians, bureaucrats, judges, judicial officers and students. She also organized a number of legal aid camps.