Krithika Ashok is a JSD candidate at the University of Chicago Law School. Her current research is on the legal profession in India; and she is focussed on understanding the role of the Supreme Court bar in India, both as members of the professional class and as participants in a politicized judicial sphere. Her research interests, more broadly, are in the area of 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 (BBA LLB) from National Law University, Jodhpur in 2011 and a master’s degree in law (LLM) from the University of Chicago in 2015. She also spent three years as an Associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions team at a law firm in India.