MSc. (Erasmus University, Rotterdam);
DipASR (Ashoka University, Sonipat);
B.A. (Ashoka University, Sonipat)
Nivedita Salar is working as a Research Fellow at the Jindal Institute of Behavioral Sciences. Prior to joining JGU, she has experience as a Teaching Fellow. She pursued her MSc. in Forensic and Legal Psychology from Erasmus University, Rotterdam. Preceding her master’s degree, she completed her B.A. (Psychology Honors) from Ashoka University, followed by a one-year Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Studies and Research (Psychology), from Ashoka as well. Her master’s thesis focused on the differences in responses to sexual assault resulting from racial differences in the victim-offender dyad.
She teaches elective courses at the intersection of law and psychology. Her research interests lie in the domain of forensic psychology and the application of psychology in the courtroom, specifically forensic interviewing techniques, offender rehabilitation, and early intervention for crime prevention.