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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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Almas Shaikh

OxHRH Communications

Almas is a human rights lawyer from India. She is currently reading as a DPhil candidate (PRS) at the University of Oxford and is a Barbara Mills Graduate Scholar in Law. She focuses on the role of intersectionality in Indian...

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Aradhana Cherupara Vadekkethil

Blog Editor

Aradhana is a candidate for DPhil in Law at Oxford. Her doctoral research, supervised by Professor Laura Hoyano, focuses on rape  adjudication in India; she seeks to highlight through her research how culturally dominant notions, underlying preconceptions and prejudices about...

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Camila Pelsinger

Blog Editor

Camila is a DPhil candidate in Criminology at Oxford. Her doctoral research on abolition feminism explores community-based responses to gendered violence in the US. Prior to the DPhil, she completed her Masters in Criminology with distinction at Oxford and her...

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Chelsea Wallis

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 legal analyst investigating international crimes and human rights violations committed during the war in Ukraine.

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Gauri Pillai

Managing 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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Genki Kimura

Blog Editor

Genki is an MPhil candidate at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies. He is interested in the legalisation of human rights in Europe (especially the European Convention on Human Rights), and East Asia including Japan(comparative constitutional law). He is currently working...

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Ilham Abdalla Tagelsir Ali

Podcaster

Ilham Abdalla Tagelsir Ali is a native of Khartoum, Sudan. She is currently reading for an MPhil in Socio-Legal Studies and holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Science with a secondary in Government from Harvard College. As a...

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Louise McCormack

Podcaster

Louise is a BCL candidate at the University of Oxford (2021/2022). She graduated with a First-Class Honours LL.B degree and was awarded the Julian Prize from Trinity College Dublin in 2020, having spent a year abroad at Sciences Po Paris....

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Mandisa Shandu

Soliciting Editor

Mandisa Shandu is a human rights lawyer from South Africa and is currently reading for a DPhil in Law at the University of Oxford. She holds a B.Soc.Sci degree in political science, an LLB degree and an LLM in Constitutional...

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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 Brigagão

Blog Editor

Natalia Brigagão is a Brazilian human rights advocate drawing from egalitarian theory to harness human rights law’s potential to redress inequalities. An incoming DPhil/PhD Candidate and Alfred Landecker Scholar at Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government, she previously held academic appointments...

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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 and DPhil (Law) from Oxford University. She was a Research Associate for the Africa Oxford Initiative and a blog editor for the Oxford Human...

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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, and a Visiting Lecturer in Public Law at Birmingham Law School. She is a 2016 Rhodes Scholar from India. Her doctoral research focuses on the right to participation...

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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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Sasha Aristotle

US Regional Correspondent

Sasha Aristotle is a graduate student in the Global Governance and Diplomacy master’s program at the Oxford Department of International Development. Sasha received her Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto, where she was awarded the Gold Medal...

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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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