Executive Director, SDK Foundation for Human Dignity | Founding Member & Professor Emeritus, CUNY School of Law

Dr. Dinesh Khosla is the Founder and Executive Director of the SDK Foundation for Human Dignity. Throughout his fifty-year career as an academic and activist, Dr. Khosla has committed himself to promoting human dignity and protecting fundamental human rights. 

Dr. Khosla is also Founding Member & Professor Emeritus at the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law. He received his early education in India, earning B.A., LL.B. and LL.M. degrees from Delhi University, and a graduate degree in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University. A passionate devotee of civil disobedience, he spent months in Indian jails during the 1960s. After coming to the United States, he received LL.M. and J.S.D. degrees from Yale Law School. 

The Senior Schell Fellow at Yale Law School in 2003-2004, he has written reports and papers presented in the U.S., Costa Rica, India, and Mexico, and has served on the boards of several professional organizations, including the Board of Directors of the Policy Sciences Center at Yale Law School.