Prof. Prabha Kotiswaran

Principal Investigator - Professor of Law and Social Justice

Professor Prabha Kotiswaran is Professor of Law and Social Justice at the King’s College London Dickson Poon School of Law, where she teaches modules on ‘Transnational and International Criminal Law’ and ‘Sociology of Law, Legal Culture and Transnational Challenges’ as part of the Transnational Law LLM Pathway at King’s College London. Her main areas of research include criminal law, transnational criminal law, sociology of law, postcolonial theory, social reproduction and feminist legal theory.

She authored Dangerous Sex, Invisible Labor: Sex Work and the Law in India (2011, winner of the 2012 SLSA-Hart Prize for Early Career Academics), co-authored Governance Feminism: An Introduction (2018, with Janet Halley, Rachel Rebouche and Hila Shamir) and Governance Feminism: Notes from the Field (2019, with Janet Halley, Rachel Rebouché and Hila Shamir), is forthcoming in March 2019. and has edited Sex Work (2011), Towards an Economic Sociology of Law (2013, with Amanda Perry-Kessaris and Diamond Ashiagbor) and Revisiting the Law and Governance of Trafficking, Forced Labor and Modern Slavery (2017). She was awarded the Leverhulme Prize in 2014.