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G. Alex Sinha, Ph.D

G. Alex Sinha, Ph.D

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Assistant Professor of Law


PhD, University of Toronto Faculty of Arts & Science
JD, New York University
Areas of expertise

Human Rights
International Law
Law and Philosophy
National Security Law
Property Law


Law Spring 2020

National Security Law

Law Spring 2020


Law School Academic

Phone Number

(203) 582-7378

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G. Alex Sinha is an assistant professor of law at the Quinnipiac University School of Law who teaches Property, International Law and National Security Law.

Immediately prior to joining the law school, he practiced law as a litigation associate in the New York office of Arnold & Porter. He also clerked for the Honorable Carol Bagley Amon, during her tenure as Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Additionally, Sinha served as the Aryeh Neier Fellow at Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union, where he researched, litigated and otherwise advocated on issues related to NSA surveillance and the CIA's torture program.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Sinha earned a Ph.D. in philosophy, specializing in normative ethical theory, bioethics and philosophy of law. He has written on a variety of topics in law and philosophy, including human rights law, humanitarian law, law and technology, national security, privacy, property, and virtue ethics.

G. Alex Sinha, A Real-Property Model of Privacy, 68 DePaul L. Rev. 567 (2019).

G. Alex Sinha, NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR HUMAN RIGHTS LAW AND PRACTICE, Technology, Self-Inflicted Vulnerability, and Human Rights 270 (Cambridge University Press 2018).

G. Alex Sinha, Spying on the Newsroom The Hill: Congress Blog (August 5).

G. Alex Sinha, NSA Surveillance since 9/11 and the Human Right to Privacy, 59 LOY. L. REV. 861 (2013).

G. Alex Sinha, Child Soldiers as Super-privileged Combatants, 17 INT'L J. OF HUMAN RIGHTS 584 (2013).

G. Alex Sinha, Modernizing the Virtue of Humility, 90 AUSTRALASIAN J. PHIL. 259 (2012).

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