Ameya Naik is a dual-degree candidate (MALD-LLM), with a focus on rule of law in post-conflict states. He is a Research Scholar at The Takshashila Institution, a public policy think-tank in India, and a regular contributor to Takshashila's "Pragati" magazine. In 2012-13, Ameya served as executive assistant to Dr. Shashi Tharoor, then Minister of State for Human Resource Development in the Government of India. He holds a B.A. with honours in Psychology from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai, an LL.B. from Government Law College, Mumbai and a Diploma in International Humanitarian Law from NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad.