Kate Greasley

Associate Professor of Law


Kate Greasley's profile page on the Hertford College website.

Kate Greasley has been an Associate Professor of Law and Tutorial Fellow at Hertford College, Oxford, since 2018. Prior to this, she was a Lecturer in Law at University College London, and a Junior Research Fellow in Law at University College, Oxford. She completed her doctorate about the law and ethics of abortion at the University of Oxford in 2014, supervised by Professor Leslie Green. Kate's research interests span medical law and ethics, criminal law theory, feminist legal theory, and legal philosophy more broadly. To date, the topics she has written about include abortion ethics, assisted dying, property rights in human body parts, sexual offences, and pornography and free speech. 

Her monograph, Arguments About Abortion: Personhood, Morality, and Law, was published by Oxford University Press in 2017, and was shortlisted for the Inner Temple Book Prize.

Kate is currently engaged in an AHRC-funded project entitled Sexual Consent in the Post-#MeToo World: A Study in Philosophy and Law.

Work in Progress

‘Mistaken Consent and Socially Reasonable Beliefs’ (draft available upon request)

Themes from the Work of Leslie Green (working title), co-edited with Thomas Adams and Denise Réaume.