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Atrey, Shreya

Associate Professor of International Human Rights Law

University of Oxford, Bonavero Human Rights Institute, United Kingdom


Max Weber alumnus

Department of Law

Cohort(s): 2016/2017

Ph.D. Institution

University of Oxford, United Kingdom


I am currently a Hauser Postdoctoral Global Fellow at NYU School of Law at the Centre for Human Rights and Global Justice. My current research explores how poverty remains at the vestiges of social rights adjudication. At the EUI, I will be working on a project which explores how intersectional identities matter in the experience of human rights violations.
I pursued a BA LLB (Hons.) at the NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, India and graduated at the top of my class in 2011. I went to Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and completed the BCL with distinction in 2012. I completed my DPhil in Law in 2015 under the supervision of Prof. Sandra Fredman. My thesis was titled: ‘Realising Intersectionality in Discrimination Law’.
At Oxford, I served as the Chairperson of Oxford Pro Bono Publico, and taught on the European Human Rights Law course for final year BA (Jurisprudence) students at the Oxford Faculty of Law. I coached the University of Oxford team for the 54th Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition; it was declared the U.K. National Champion in 2013. I have served as the Editor of the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal and the Editor-in-Chief of the Nalsar Student Law Review.
My research and teaching interests are in international and comparative human rights law, discrimination law, disability law, public law and feminist jurisprudence.
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