Nazila has been working at the University of Oxford since 2006. She is Professor of International Human Rights Law and Director of the MSc in International Human Rights Law at the University of Oxford. Previously she taught at the University of London (2000-2006) and she has also taught in China (1993-1994). She has researched and published widely in international human rights law and served as consultant to numerous agencies. Professional activities have included taking every opportunity to support the promotion and application of principled understandings of human rights, including freedom of religion or belief. She have supervised well over 100 master’s dissertations and doctorates and served on doctoral panels internationally. She co-authored a 700-page publication by Oxford University Press that addresses freedom of religion or belief and is focused on the UN record.