Professor Iyiola Solanke

Professor in Law

Iyiola Solanke is a Professor in Law at the School of Law, University of Leeds, where she is the Chair in EU Law and Social Justice. Her research and teaching focuses on EU Law, Anti-Discrimination law and Alternative Dispute Resolution. She is the author of 4 books, most recently Discrimination As Stigma (2017), where she puts forward a new paradigm for anti-discrimination law that focuses on discrimination as a virus. The book creates an anti-stigma principle and argues that a public health approach to tackling discrimination would be an effective method to defeat enduring inequality. Iyiola is constantly trying to improve social justice through her work.

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
We should all be feminists

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