Uberoi Foundation Leadership

Ved Nanda, Chair

Ved NandaProfessor Ved P. Nanda is John Evans University Professor and Thompson G. Marsh Professor of Law at the Sturm College of Law, University of Denver and serves as Director of the International Legal Studies Program there. In 2006 Professor Nanda was honored with the founding of the Nanda Center for International Law. He was also Vice Provost at the University of Denver from 1994 to 2008, and since 2007 he has served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Iliff School of Theology, Denver. He holds or has held numerous official posts in international, regional, and national professional and civil society organizations.

Ved Nanda and the Dalai LamaAmong numerous national and international awards, Professor Nanda has received the World Jurist Associationís Highest Order of Justice and its World Legal Scholar Award, the Gandhi-King-Ikeda Award for Peacebuilding from Soka Gakkai International and Morehouse College, he Human Rights Award from the United Nations Association, and the Civil Rights Award from Bínai Bírith. He has received honorary doctorates from Soka University in Tokyo, Japan and from Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, India. He is widely published, having authored or co-authored 23 books in the various fields of international law and over 180 chapters and major law review articles. He is a frequent guest on television and radio and writes regularly on international issues for The Denver Post.

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