Who: Noted criminologist K Chockalingam
What: Won Paul H Appleby Award
When: October 2015
Noted criminologist K Chockalingam was in fourth week of October 2015 conferred with the prestigious Paul H Appleby Award given by the Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA). He was awarded for his distinguished services to public administration and IIPA, where he was a member.
Chockalingam has served as a professor and a researcher in criminology in University of Madras and is Vice President of World Society of Victimology. He also worked as Chair Professor of criminal law at the National Law University (NLU) in Delhi from 2012-14.
• He is an author of four books and more than 75 research papers.
• He won many awards like
a) Senior Social Scientist Award of Indian Society of Criminology 1994
b) Distinguished International Scholar Award of American Society of Criminology 1996.
• He is also the founder and president of
a) Indian Society of Victimology since 1992
b) International Advisor of Tokiwa International Victimology Institute, Japan since 2003
Paul H Appleby Award is conferred by Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA). The award is a tribute to Paul Appleby, a noted author of works in the field of public administration who helped in developing the vision of the institute in the early years of its founding.