Dr. Ido Katri

General Information

Dr. Ido Katri is a senior faculty member at Tel Aviv University's School of Social Work and a Lecturer at the Faculty of Law. He teaches and researchers in the field of Legal and Critical Theory, as well as Administrative, Equality and Welfare Law, with a focus on issues of trans rights, gender and sexuality, race and racialization, subjectivity and subjection. Katri earned an LL.M and SJD from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law in the collaborative programs for Sexual Diversity Studies and Jewish Studies. He is a former scholar at the Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation, a graduate of the Vanier Canada program, the receipt of Governor General Gold Medal and other awards and grants. Katri’s work has been cited by courts, have served as basis for policy reforms and is published in law journals, peer-reviewed journal, critical theory and competitive law books. 


Academic Appointments

2021-Present  - Tel Aviv University, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Science

2016  - University of Toronto, Instructor, Women and Gender Studies Institute



2020 SJD Toronto University

2015 LL.M., Toronto University

2011 LL.B Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Research Interests and Teaching

Administrative Law, Equality and Anti-Discrimination, Gender and Sexuality, Human and Civil Rights, Social and Economic Rights, Welfare, and Critical Theories (Trans, Queer, Feminist, Critical Race).

Selected Publications

The Perils of Gender Self-Determination- Global Shifts in Sex Reclassification Law and Policy, American Journal of Comparative Law (Forthcoming)


The Protection of Trans Rights in Israel in Trans Rights and Wrongs A Comparative Study of Legal Reform Concerning Trans Persons(Isabel C. Jaramillo Sierra Ed.) (Ius Comparatum - Global Studies in Comparative Law, Springer Publishing) (2021)


 The Limits of Transgender Incarceration ReformYale Journal of Law and Feminism, Vol. 31.2, 2020 (with Lihi Yona) (2020)


Scamming Reforms- Sex Reclassification from the Body to the Self in Oxford Encyclopedia of LGBT Politics and Policy  (Don Merkel Ed.) (Oxford Press)(PR) (2019)


Trans/Arab/Jew A look Beyond the Boundaries of In-Between Identities Transgender Studies Quarterly  (2019) (PR)


The Banishment of Isaac: Racial Signifiers of Gender PerformanceUniversity of Toronto Law Journal 68:1 (2018) (PR)


Prison Within A Prison- Gender Variant Experiences of Incarceration  Law, Society and Culture (with Lihi Yona) (Alon Harel Ed. Tel Aviv University Press) (2018) 


Transgender Intrasectionality: Rethinking Anti-Discrimination Law and Litigation (2017) U. Pennsylvania. J. L. &Soc. Change 20


Trans TemporalitiesSomatechnics Journal 7.1 (With Simon D. Elin Fisher and Rasheedah Phillips)(2017)


Transgendered Rights at a Crossroad in Anthology of LBGT Rights in Israel, (Alon Harel, Yaniv Lushinsky and Einav Morgenstren Ed. (Hebrew University Press, 2016) (PR).


You Scare the Costumers: Mechanism of Gender Policing in Anti-Discrimination Law  in An Other Sex- Israeli Queer Theory (Aeyal Gross, Amalia Ziv and Raz Yosef Ed. Resling Publishing House, 2016).   

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