Dr Mitchell Travis

Dr Mitchell Travis


I joined the School of Law in September 2015, having previously been a Lecturer of Law at the University of Exeter. I am a graduate of the Universities of Wolverhampton (LLB) and Keele (LLM, PhD Law).


  • Director of the LLM in Law and Social Justice

Research interests

I am interested in range of different issues that are underpinned by a theoretical commitment to feminist theory and the legal humanities. In particular, my work focuses on intersex embodiment, vulnerability and legal personhood. 

<h4>Research projects</h4> <p>Any research projects I'm currently working on will be listed below. Our list of all <a href="https://essl.leeds.ac.uk/dir/research-projects">research projects</a> allows you to view and search the full list of projects in the faculty.</p>

Student education

I currently contribute to the following modules;

  • Gender and the Law
  • Foundations of Law
  • Law and Society
  • Inequalities, Law and Justice

Research groups and institutes

  • Centre for Law and Social Justice
  • Centre for Innovation and Research in Legal Education
<h4>Postgraduate research opportunities</h4> <p>The school welcomes enquiries from motivated and qualified applicants from all around the world who are interested in PhD study. Our <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk">research opportunities</a> allow you to search for projects and scholarships.</p>