Sujata Gadkar-Wilcox

Quinnipiac University; Former Carnegie New Leader; Robert J. Myers Fellow, 2018

Sujata Gadkar-Wilcox is assistant professor of legal studies at Quinnipiac University.

Gadkar-Wilcox has been a member of the Quinnipiac faculty since 2011. In 2015, she received a Fulbright Award to travel to India during the 2015-2016 academic year to research the framework of the Indian Constitution.

Gadkar-Wilcox earned her law degree at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a Bachelor's degree from Cornell University.

Featured Work

FEB 14, 2019 Podcast

Global Ethics Weekly: Human Rights on the Ground, with Sujata Gadkar-Wilcox

Quinnipiac's Sujata Gadkar-Wilcox discusses her work researching the conception of human rights in a community in rural India. She tells the story of Chaya Kakade, ...

JAN 24, 2019 Podcast

Global Ethics Weekly: Ethics as a Campaign Platform, with Sujata Gadkar-Wilcox

Quinnipiac University's Sujata Gadkar-Wilcox speaks about her 2018 campaign for state representative in Connecticut, which she lost by a slim margin. After months of speaking to ...

Teens For Gun Reform protest at the White House, February 19, 2018. CREDIT: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/number7cloud/39658040704">Lorie Schaull</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/">(CC)</a>

FEB 26, 2018 Podcast

Gandhi's Satyagraha & Social Change, with Sujata Gadkar-Wilcox

Satyagraha, one of Gandhi's most influential teachings, stresses "passive resistance" in the face of injustice. Qunnipiac's Gadkar-Wilcox saw a powerful example of this in regards ...

Protest against the travel ban at Dulles International Airport in Virgina, January 28, 2017. CREDIT: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/geoliv/31769361243/">Geoff Livingston</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/">(CC)</a>

MAR 3, 2017 Podcast

Human Rights Narratives and Active Resistance, with Sujata Gadka-Wilcox

Gadkar-Wilcox says that when it comes to human rights, we need to ask more questions about systems and origins. This is especially important now, as ...

An Occupy L.A. protest in 2011. CREDIT: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/22104733@N06/6422387735/">greg lilly</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/">(CC)</a>

MAY 18, 2016 Podcast

Sujata Gadkar-Wilcox on Political Responsibility in India and the United States

What do citizens living in a democracy owe their country in terms of upholding its values and laws? Both Gandhi and Obama emphasize the importance ...

Jawaharlal Nehru signing the Indian Constitution in 1950.

JAN 15, 2016 Podcast

Sujata Gadkar-Wilcox Discusses the Indian Constitution

Quinnipiac professor Sujata Gadkar-Wilcox recently spent three months researching the Indian Constitution in Delhi. In this talk, she details the document's framework, its main architect ...