Faculty Biography

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G. Alex Sinha

Assistant Professor of Law 

PhD, University of Toronto; JD, New York University

Areas of expertise

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



Alex Sinha is an Assistant Professor of Law at Quinnipiac University School of Law. His teaching specialties include international law, national security law, and property law.

Prior to joining Quinnipiac, Sinha 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. 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 published on a variety of topics in law and philosophy, including privacy, human rights, humanitarian law, property law and virtue ethics.

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

G. ALEX SINHA, Technology, Self-Inflicted Vulnerability, and Human Rights, in NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR HUMAN RIGHTS LAW AND PRACTICE 270 (Molly K. Land, Jay D. Aronson Cambridge University Press, 2018).

G. Alex Sinha, Spying on the Newsroom, THE HILL: CONGRESS BLOG (2014)

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

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

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