International Criminal Law Body Gives Special Recognition to Director of JIBS

NEW DELHI: Renowned Indian Behavioral Scientist and Director of Jindal Institute of Behavioral Sciences (JIBS) – Eminence Professor (Dr.) Sanjeev P. Sahni has received a Special Recognition Award from the International Criminal Law Association for his pioneering work at the intersection of law and psychology.

The prize was awarded at the international scientific conference on “Open issues of international criminal law and the reform of the criminal legislation of the Republic of Serbia” held in Zlatibor, Serbia earlier this month.

Expressing his gratitude for the announcement, Dr Sahni said: “It is indeed a moment of pleasure for me that the work I have produced and my organization (JIBS) is gaining recognition. We will continue to work to the intersection of criminal law, behavior and psychology.”

“We also focus on work on other aspects of law and crime, including victimology and forensic science, and in this direction our research centers at JIBS – Center for Criminological and Forensic Studies -forensic and Center for Victimological and Psychological Studies – are producing excellent work,” added Dr Sahni, who was also recently elected Vice-President of the World Society for Victimology (WSV).

It is pertinent to mention that Dr. Sahni also received the Medal of Honor from the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, the most important academic institution in Serbia. As a distinguished scholar, he has also published over 40 research articles in international and national indexed journals and has 19 books to his credit.