Titiksha Mohanty

DPhil Law

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Oxford Pro Bono Publico


Titiksha is a DPhil candidate in Law at Balliol College, under the supervision of Dr Shreya Atrey. Her research explores issues related to the adjudication of torture through the constitutional tort model in India. Titiksha completed the MPhil in Law at Oriel College in 2020.

Prior to Oxford, Titiksha obtained her LLM degree from the University of Cambridge in 2018. In 2017, she received her B.A. LL.B (Hons) degree from Jindal Global Law School, India. 

Titiksha is a Graduate Research Resident at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights. She is also the Co-Chair for the Oxford Pro Bono Publico and an Associate Editor for the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal. 

At the University of Cambridge, she was a member of the Executive Committee of the Cambridge Pro Bono Project and an Editor of the Cambridge International Law Journal. Her clinical legal experience comprises working with the Centre of Public Interest Law at Jindal Global Law School, India and the e-Government clinic at Cornell Law School, Ithaca. She is qualified to practice law in India.

Her research interests include comparative constitutional law, comparative judiciary, and human rights law and theory.

Research Interests

 Comparative constitutional law, comparative judiciary, public international law, human rights law and theory.