Dr. Kameswari Goda


Ph.D in Law (from Osmania University in 1998); LLM in Criminal Law and Torts (from Osmania University in 1988); LLB in Law (from Osmania University in 1985); BSc in Botany, Zoology & Chemistry (from Osmania University in 1980).


Dr. Kameswari Goda is currently Director (Research) of the Commonwealth Institute of Justice Education and Research, Lloyd Law College. Dr. Kameswari Goda has more than 25 years’ experience in law teaching and research. She is a triple-gold medallist from Osmania University and received her Ph.D. (1998) in Law after completing her LL.M. in Criminal Law and Torts.

She worked in various capacities in Osmania University including that of Principal, University College of Law and Head, Department (Law) and was Professor at Mody University. She worked as Professor in premiere institutions like Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie and Indian Law Institute, New Delhi and was the Coordinator for Law in training programmes for officers from Civil services and Police service at Dr. M. Chenna Reddy Human Resources Development Institute of Andhra Pradesh and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, Hyderabad respectively. Dr. Kameswari taught Administrative Law, Law of Crimes, Law of Torts, Criminal Procedure Code, Women and Law, Jurisprudence and Interpretation of Statutes at the Under-Graduate level; and General Principles of Criminal Law, Socio-Economic Offences, Criminology and Penology, General Principles of Law of Torts, Specific Torts, Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence at the Post-Graduate level.

She has guided a number of students in research both at LL.M. and Ph.D. She has several research publications in reputed journals and has presented papers in various seminars and conferences. She authored a book titled “Anticorruption Strategies- Global and Indian Perspective” which was published by ICFAI publications in 2006. She also co-authored a chapter in a book on Law relating to bails, published by the Indian Law Institute in 2019.