16 April 2019

New Visitor at iCourts - Iyiola Solanke

1 - 31 May 2019

Dr Iyiola Solanke is a Professor in the Centre for Law and Social Justice at the University of Leeds where she holds the Chair in EU Law and Social Justice. Her research focuses on discrimination law and EU Law covering topics such as intersectional discrimination, the theory of anti-discrimination law and judicial diversity. She has also conducted empirical research on the Court of Justice of the European Union. Her most recent book, Discrimination as Stigma was published by Hart in 2017. At Leeds, she teaches EU Law, Discrimination Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

She is an Academic Bencher of the Inner Temple and organises meetings for the Temple Women's Forum North. In 2018 she was a Fernand Braudel Research Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence working on judicial diversity in European courts. In 2017, she set up the Black Female Professors Forum to promote the presence and visibility of Black women in the Academy.