Dr. Ido Katri

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 and the receipt of 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. His research has also appeared in the media in both English and Hebrew and is taught at Universities around the world, including at Columbia, Yale and the University of Victoria.


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


Ido Katri, Incongruence and Distress in the Ethnocratic Empire: Gender Non-Conformity Under Israeli Law in The Stakes in Sex: a Comparative Study of Civil Status of Trans Persons (Isabel C. Jaramillo Sierra Ed.) (Ius Comparatum - Global Studies in Comparative Law, Springer Publishing, 2021) (Forthcoming)



Lihi Yona and Ido Katri, The Limits of Transgender Incarceration Reform, Yale Journal of Law and Feminism, Vol. 31.2, 2020



Ido Katri, Trans/Arab/Jew A look Beyond the Boundaries of In-Between Identities Transgender Studies Quarterly Vol. 6(3), 2019 (pp.338-357) (2019)



Ido Katri, Sex Reclassification for Trans and Gender Nonconforming People: From the Medicalized Body to the Privatized Self in   in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics Oxford University Press, UK, 2019.



Ido Katri, The Banishment of Isaac: Racial Signifiers of Gender Performance U. Toronto L. J. Vol. 68.1, 2018 (pp.118-139)



Ido Katri, Transgender Intrasectionality: Rethinking Anti-Discrimination Law and Litigation U. Pennsylvania. J. L. &Soc. Change Vol. 20, 2017 (pp.51-70)



Lihi Yona and Ido Katri, Prison Within a Prison- Gender Variant Experiences of Incarceration Tel-Aviv University Journal of Law, Society and Culture, 2017



Ido Katri, Transgendered Rights at a Crossroad in Anthology of LBGT Rights in Israel, Hebrew University Press, Jerusalem, 2016 (Alon Harel, Yaniv Lushinsky and Einav Morgenstern Ed. (Heb)



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



SSRN Author Page

Twitter @ido_katri

Awards and research grants


The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholarship (2016-2020)


Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Connection Grant (Collaborator, PI Dean Robert Leckey, McGill Law) (2019)


Vanier Canada Scholarship (2016-2019)


Naim S. Mahlab Graduate Scholarship In Jewish-Muslim Relations (2018-2019)


University of Toronto Women's Rights Doctoral Fellowship (2015-2018)


Granovsky-Gluskin Graduate Scholarship in Jewish Studies (2017-2018)


Earl And Renee Lyons Scholarships In Jewish Studies (2016-2017)


David Rayside Graduate Student Award in Sexual Diversity Studies (2015-2016)


Alan Marks Medal for Best Graduate Thesis (2015)


Hallam Award for Excellence in Sexual Diversity Studies (2015)

University of Toronto Women's Rights Fellowship (2014)

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