Dr Shreya Atrey

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Shreya is an Associate Professor in International Human Rights Law and a Fellow of Kellogg College. She is affiliated to the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights Law and is an associate member of the Oxford Human Rights Hub. Her research is on discrimination law, feminist theory, poverty and disability law. Her monograph, Intersectional Discrimination (OUP 2019), presents an account of intersectionality theory in comparative discrimination law. Previously, she was based at the University of Bristol Law School (2017-19) where she taught on Constitutional Rights, Public Law and International Human Rights Law courses. She was a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute, Florence in 2016-17 and a Hauser Postdoctoral Global Fellow at the NYU School of Law, New York in 2015-16. She completed BCL with distinction and DPhil in Law on the Rhodes Scholarship from Magdalen College, University of Oxford. She has served as the Chairperson of the Oxford Pro Bono Publico (2013-14).

Select Publications:

Intersectional Discrimination (OUP: Oxford 2019)

‘The Intersectional Case of Poverty in Discrimination Law’ (2018) 18 Human Rights Law Review 411-440.

‘Women’s Human Rights: From Progress to Transformation, An Intersectional Response to Martha Nussbaum’ (2018) 40 Human Rights Quarterly 859-904.

‘Illuminating the CJEU’s Blindspot of Intersectional Discrimination’ (2018) 47 Industrial Law Journal 278-296.

‘Comparison in Intersectional Discrimination’ [2018] Legal Studies 379-395.

‘Race Discrimination in EU Law after Jyske Finans’ (2018) 55 Common Market Law Review 625-642.

‘Fifty Years On: The Curious Case of Intersectional Discrimination in ICCPR’ (2017) 35 Nordic Journal of Human Rights 220-239.

‘Redefining Frontiers of EU Discrimination Law’ [2017] Public Law 185-195.

‘Through the Looking Glass of Intersectionality: Making Sense of Indian Discrimination Jurisprudence under Article 15’ (2016) 16 Equal Rights Review 160-185.

‘Lifting as We Climb: Recognising Intersectional Gender Violence in Law’ (2015) 5 Oñati Socio-Legal Series 1512-1535.