Dr Shreya Atrey

Associate Professor in International Human Rights Law


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).


  • International Humans Rights Law
  • Equality
  • Discrimination
  • Intersectionality
  • BAME
  • Race and Law
  • Gender and Law
  • India (Constitutional Law/Political Affairs/Diaspora)


English, Hindi