Mihika is a DPhil candidate in law at the University of Oxford. She is undertaking research supervised by Kate O’Regan and Barbara Havelkova on legal recognition of personal identities, including race, sex/gender and caste. Mihika competed the MPhil in Law in 2021 working on legal regulation of gender identity, and obtained the Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) with Distinction on a Rhodes Scholarhsip. She was awarded the Law Faculty Prize in Comparative Equality Law in 2020. Mihika is also a qualified Indian lawyer and university medallist from the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, India, where she completed her B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) in 2019.