Vandita Khanna


Vandita Khanna is an MPhil candidate at the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford. She currently studies the law of indirect discrimination, with a focus on India, and her research is supervised by Dr Shreya Atrey. She is the Cornelia Sorabji Scholar at the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development and the Co-Chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Oxford Pro Bono Publico (2020-21). 

Vandita previously read for the BCL (with Distinction) in 2018-19 as the Indira Gandhi Scholar at the Oxford India Centre, and graduated with a B.A., LL.B (Hons) from Jindal Global Law School (India) in 2018 as the overall gold medalist. Before the MPhil, she conducted research at the European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (Berlin) as a Bonavero Institute Student Fellow and the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law (Heidelberg). Her research interests lie in comparative discrimination law, human rights law, and feminist legal theory. 

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