• Vipin Vijay Nair is currently working as Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean at Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences, O.P Jindal Global University. He was awarded a doctorate degree in 2021 for his thesis titled “Exploring Coping Mechanism of Vulnerable & Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation: A Participatory Action Research in Rehabilitation & Protective Homes in India” from Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences, O. P. Jindal Global University and received his Master’s in Criminology from LNJN National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Sciences, GGSIPU, where he was awarded the University Silver medal for his academic and research vigour. He has qualified UGC-NET lectureship (Criminology) in 2016 and F-PACT Certification (Forensic Psychology) in 2019 under Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India. He was invited as a resource person at two-day National workshop on “Career Advancement in Criminology”. He has been awarded the silver medal for Best Scientific Research paper at the 38th  National Conference of Indian Society of Criminology in 2015. He is currently affiliated as Associate Educator with Association of Certified Fraud Examiner and Volunteer Educator with Professors without Border.

    Prior to joining JGU, he worked for two years as an Analyst in XL Catlin, a multinational organisation that deals in risks associated with insurance policy management across globe.  He assisted offshore underwriters in various process of insurance including Quote, Declination and Bound, supported the underwriters in Policy administration. In case of policy non-renewals, he was responsible for sending out the conditional / non-renewal policy documents and renew or decline the policy.

research overview

  • Nair has completed many academic and individual research projects and is actively pursuing research in the field of victimology and criminology, with active involvement in the Centre of Victimology and Psychological Studies and Centre for Criminology and Forensic Studies at Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences, JGU. He is dedicated in contributing inter-disciplinary work in the field of victimology and criminology by working on articles, essays and research papers. He has presented in several International conferences  across the globe. He is currently affiliated as member of few national and international organisations like World Society of Victimology, American Society of Criminology, British Society of Criminology, Indian Society of Criminology, Indian Criminology & Forensic Science Association and others.

teaching overview

  • His key teaching areas are Victimology, Criminology, Penology and Criminal Justice System. At JGU, he has offered the following electives – Introduction to Victimology, Principles of Criminology, Penology & its Victimological Discourse, Financial Criminology.

full name

  • Vipin Vijay Nair

primary email

  • vvnair[@]jgu[dot]edu[dot]in