Krithika Ashok is a J.S.D. candidate at the University of Chicago Law School. Her current research is focused on the influence of religious groups, particularly majoritarian groups, on judicial decision-making in India, and the political implications thereof. Her research interest, more broadly, is in the area of judicial behavior, judicial politics, constitutional law and property law.
She holds a teaching position at Jindal Global Law School, O.P. Jindal Global University, in India, as an Assistant Professor; and is currently on leave, to complete her doctoral studies. In India, she has inter alia taught courses on property law and business corporations. She received her undergraduate degree in law (B.B.A. LL.B.) from National Law University, Jodhpur in 2011 and a master’s degree in law (LL.M.) from the University of Chicago in 2015. She also spent three years as an Associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions team at Luthra & Luthra Law Offices, New Delhi, a leading law firm in India.