Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice; Chair Professor at K.L Arora Chair in Criminal Law at National Law University, Delhi and Chairperson at the Centre for Criminology & Victimology.
Prof G S Bajpai serves as Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice; Chair Professor at K.L Arora Chair in Criminal Law at National Law University, Delhi and also as the Chairperson at the Centre for Criminology & Victimology. He is also the Registrar, National Law University, Delhi. Before this, he was serving (2007-2011) as Professor & Chairperson at the Centre for Criminal Justice Administration, National Law Institute University, Bhopal (MP).He also had positions at the Indian Institute of Public Administration (1989), Bureau of Police Research & Development (1989- 1995), Punjab Police Academy, Punjab, and Department of Criminology & Forensic Science, University of Saugar, M.P. He did his post doctorate study (2004) as a Commonwealth Fellow at the Department of Criminology, Leicester University, U.K.
Prof. Bajpai has authored eleven books and more than eighty papers, ten project reports and several monographs. His books (2011) ‘Witness & Criminal Justice Systems’, ‘On Cyber Crime & Cyber Law’, ‘Situational Crime Prevention & Crime Reduction’ and ‘Victimological Narratives on Gender Violence’(2014) have been well-received.As many as six students have already completed doctoral dissertations (Ph. D.) under his guidance.His two recent books (2016) are: “Victim Justice- A Paradigm Shift In the Indian Criminal Justice System” and “Judgments that Shaped the India Jurisprudence” published from Thomson & Reuters. His new book(2017) is: Pre-trai Process & Policing.
Prof. Bajpai held many prestigious international assignments for advanced research in criminal law and criminal justice. He has been to the University of Paris (France) under UGC Indo-French Cultural Exchange Programme (1999) to work on ‘Victim’s position in French Criminal Justice System’. He was also the recipient of prestigious Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship at the Department of Criminology, University of Leicester, UK for an advanced research and teaching (in crime reduction) for the year 2003-04.
He has been identified by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York to author a case study on ‘Bhopal Gas Tragedy’ which was published from the Cambridge Press, US. He made a key presentation at 11th ASLI Conference held at Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur ( June 2014).He visited Faculty of Law/ Criminology at University of Wurzburg, Germany in January 2015 as visiting professor under German Academic Exchange Programme. He made a key presentation on “When Criminal Justice Goes Wrong: Study of Vulnerability and Miscarriage” at Asian Criminological Society Conference themed, ‘Criminology and Criminal Justice in a Changing World: Contributions from Asia” held at the City University of Hong Kong in June 2015.
As a very significant achievement, Prof. Bajpai worked as Co-Principal Investigator of the MHRD-UGC, E-PG Pathshala Project and led the creation of online e-text and video lectures on 367 modules of fifteen papers for PG level courses in Law. Currently, he is also working on a similar E-PG Pathshala Project on Criminology.
Prof. Bajpai also contributed significantly in police training research. He successfully implemented a series of Vertical Interaction Courses for IPS officers and also coordinate training projects with Sheffield Hallam University
Prof. Bajpai, for his consistent research of high quality, has been conferred various awards and honors.