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Sandra Fredman

Director

Sandra Fredman FBA QC (hon) is the Professor of the Laws of the British Commonwealth and the USA at Oxford University. She is Honorary Professor of Law at the University of Cape Town and a fellow of Pembroke College Oxford. She was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2005 and was made an Honorary Queen’s Counsel in 2012. She has written and published widely on anti-discrimination law, human rights law and labour law, with a specific focus on gender and socio-economic rights.

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Meghan Campbell

Deputy-Director

Meghan Campbell is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham and Deputy-Director of the Oxford Human Rights Hub. Her monograph Women, Poverty, Equality: The Role of CEDAW (Hart, 2018) was one of two shortlisted for the Socio-Legal Scholars Association Early Career Research Prize-2019.

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Aradhana Cherupara Vadekkethil

Blog Editor

Aradhana is a DPhil candidate, with the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford. Her research focuses on rape  adjudication in India; she seeks to highlight through her research how culturally dominant notions, underlying preconceptions and prejudices about rape percolate through...

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Blog Editor

Chelsea is a DPhil candidate (PRS) and Ramsay Scholar in the Faculty of Law at the University of Oxford. She completed the BCL with Distinction in 2021, receiving the faculty prize for best performance in Advanced Comparative Criminal Law. Chelsea...

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Christy Callaway-Gale

Communications Director and Podcast Producer

Christy is a freelance Podcast Producer and Sound Editor who is commissioned by academic departments across the University of Oxford to make podcasts about their research. Academic departments and Oxford-affiliated organisations Christy has worked with include the Sub-faculty of Spanish, the Law...

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Daniil Ukhorskiy

Blog Editor

Daniil is a graduate of the BA (Jurisprudence) and BCL at the University of Oxford, currently working as a Pro Bono Trainee at DLA Piper. In the future, he hopes to qualify in England as barrister with a particular focus...

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Emilie McDonnell

Researcher

Emilie McDonnell is a DPhil in Law candidate at Hertford College and the 2016 Tasmanian Rhodes Scholar. Her research focuses on protecting the right to leave and related human rights of asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants during externalised migration...

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Gauri Pillai

Blog Editor

Gauri is a DPhil candidate, with the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford. Her research focuses on theorising reproductive rights within constitutional law in India. Her research is supervised by Professor Sandra Fredman. She was awarded the Alaine Locke Studentship...

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Gautam Bhatia

Managing Editor

Gautam Bhatia is a D.Phil (Law) Candidate at the University of Oxford. He read for the BCL and the MPhil at Oxford (2011 – 2013), and for an LLM at the Yale Law School (2014). He is the author of...

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Gender-Based Violence Correspondent

Mikayla Brier-Mills is an Australian lawyer and has read for the BCL and MPhil at the Faculty of Law at Oxford University. Her research focuses on treaty interpretation under international humanitarian and human rights law. She holds a Bachelor of...

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Monica Arango Olaya

Podcaster

Mónica Arango Olaya is reading for a DPhil in Law at the Faculty of Law at Oxford University. Her research focuses on sexual harassment in the workplace and the #MeToo movement. She holds a Bachelor of Laws from Los Andes...

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Natalia Brigagao

Blog Editor

Natalia Brigagão is a Victor Nunes Leal Chair at the Supreme Federal Court of Brazil and a Lecturer of the Brazilian Interdisciplinary Course of Human Rights. She graduated with a Magister Juris from the University of Oxford as an Oxford-Weidenfeld...

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Natasha Holcroft-Emmess

Blog Editor

Natasha is a DPhil candidate in the Law Faculty at Oxford University. Her DPhil research focuses on derogation under human rights treaties. Natasha is also a Lecturer in Constitutional Law at Keble College, and she has a strong research interest...

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Nomfundo Ramalekana

Research Director

Nomfundo completed her LLB at the University of Pretoria. She has a BCL and an MPhil (Law) from Oxford University. She was a Research Associate for the Africa Oxford Initiative and a blog editor for the Oxford Human Rights Hub...

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Rahul Bajaj

Disability Correspondent

Rahul Bajaj currently works as a Senior Resident Fellow at the VIdhi Centre for Legal Policy in New Delhi. A lawyer by training, Rahul successfully completed the BCL and MPhil in Law at the University of Oxford, as a Rhodes...

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Rishika Sahgal

Blog Editor

Rishika Sahgal is a candidate for the DPhil in Law at Oxford. She is a 2016 Rhodes Scholar from India. Her research focuses on the right to participation in relation to social and economic rights in India and South Africa....

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Sarah Dobbie

Podcast Team

Sarah completed an MSc Refugee and Forced Migration Studies and BCL, both with Distinction, at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. Within the broader focus of human rights and refugee law, her research focused on tools for legal...

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Son Olszewski

LGBTQ+ Correspondent

Son is a recent graduate of the Faculty of Law at Oxford, where he studied for the BA and BCL. He worked as a Bonavero Summer Fellow and legal trainee at the European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights, and...

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Suzy Shepherd

Videographer

Suzy graduated from Balliol College, Oxford in 2016 with a degree in Classics. She has produced films for the University of Oxford, the BBC, and NHS England, among many others, both in a freelance capacity and as part of various...

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Zheng Hong See

Freedom of Religion Correspondent

Zheng Hong See (he/him) is a law graduate who has recently completed his BCL at the University of Oxford. He is volunteering as a researcher with Oxford Pro Bono Publico. A Middle Temple Scholar, he is currently pursuing his Bar...

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