Noted criminologist K Chockalingam has been conferred with the Paul H Appleby Award for his distinguished services to public administration and his service in IIPA institute..
The award by IIPA is a tribute to Paul Appleby, a noted author of works in the field of public administration and helped in developing the vision of the institute in the early years of its founding.
K Chockalingam has served as professor and researcher in criminology in University of Madras and Vice President of World Society of Victimology.From 2012- 2014 he worked as the Chair Professor of criminal law at the National Law University (NLU) in Delhi.
He has four books in his account as an author and also 75 research papers.
He won many awards 2 which includes Senior Social Scientist Award of Indian Society of Criminology 1994 and Distinguished International Scholar Award of American Society of Criminology, 1996.
He is the founder of Indian Society of Victimology and the president of this since 1992.And act as International Advisor of Tokiwa International Victimology Institute, Japan since 2003.