Xenidis, Raphaële

Raphaële Xenidis

Assistant Professor in European Law
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Raphaële’s current research focuses on European discrimination and equality law. In the framework of her Ph.D. dissertation, she has worked on issues of intersectionality and intersectional discrimination. Her Marie Curie postdoctoral project explored problems of algorithmic discrimination, bias in automated decision-making systems and data-driven inequality.

Raphaële is trained as a political scientist and a lawyer. She holds a PhD in law from the European University Institute. She received Master’s degrees from Sciences Po Lille in France, the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Germany and SAIS Europe, Johns Hopkins University in Italy, as well as a LL.M. in Comparative, European and International laws from the European University Institute. Raphaële has also been a Fulbright-Schuman visiting researcher at Columbia Law School in New York.

Before joining Sciences Po, Raphaële was a permanent lecturer in EU law at the School of Law of the University of Edinburgh, a postdoctoral researcher at Utrecht Law School and a member of the coordination team of the European Network of Legal Experts in Gender Equality and Non-Discrimination Law. Raphaële is also a Global Research Fellow at iCourts at the University of Copenhagen.

Research interests:

  • European fundamental rights law

  • Discrimination and equality law

  • Critical legal theory

  • Law & society and legal mobilisation

  • Law and technology.

  • EU law

  • The European Convention on Human Rights

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