Dr Shreya Atrey

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Shreya Atrey is an Associate Professor in International Human Rights Law at the Department for Continuing Education and the Faculty of Law, based at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights. Her research is on discrimination law, feminist theory, poverty and disability law. Her monograph, Intersectional Discrimination (OUP 2019), which won the runners-up Peter Birks Book Prize in 2020, presents an account of intersectionality theory in comparative discrimination law. Previously, she was based at the University of Bristol Law School (2017-19). 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 is currently an associate member of the Oxford Human Rights Hub and an Official Fellow of Kellogg College.

Select Publications:

Shreya Atrey and Peter Dunne, Intersectionality and Human Rights Law (Hart Bloomsbury 2020)

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.