Dr Nazila Ghanea is an Associate Professor of International Human Rights Law at the University of Oxford and serves as a member of the OSCE Panel of Experts on freedom of religion or belief, on the Board of Governors of the Universal Rights Group, as a Trustee of the Freedom Declared Foundation, and as a Board Member of the Institute for International Health and Education.

She has authored, co-authored and edited a number of academic and UN publications including the USCIRF report on Women and Religious Freedom: Synergies and Opportunities (2017), the Oxford University Press publication Freedom of Religion or Belief: An International Law Commentary (2016), the Bloomsbury publication Religion or Belief, Discrimination and Equality: Britain in Global Contexts (2013), and the Martinus Nijhoff/George Ronald publication Human Rights, the UN and the Bahá’ís in Iran (2003).