Tanya Ní Mhuirthile

Tanya Ní Mhuirthile

Assistant Professor in Law in the School of Law and Government in Dublin City University

Tanya Ní Mhuirthile


Tanya Ní Mhuirthile is an Assistant Professor in Law in the School of Law and Government in Dublin City University. Her research interrogates the interaction between the body and law and draws on human rights law, medical law, law and gender theory and feminist jurisprudence. She has advised Government ministers, public representatives, civil and public servants and many NGOs, nationally and internationally, on the drafting of legislation and the development of public policy in relation to her areas of interest. In November 2017, Tanya was appointed to the Gender Recognition Act Review Group by Minister Regina Doherty. Tanya is the Principal Investigator on the IRC funded project Mapping the Lived Experience of Intersex/Variations of Sex Characteristics in Ireland: Contextualising Lay and Professional Knowledge to Enable Development of Appropriate Law and Policy, and the DCU lead on the MSCA ITN project INIA Intersex: New Interdisciplinary Approaches funded by the European Commission.