Robert G. Moser, Chair BAT 2.116, Mailcode A1800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-5121
"Social and Political Rights in the New Latin American Constitutions"
Tue, October 21, 2008 • 12:30 PM • Batts Hall 5.108
Roberto Gargarella is Professor of Constitutional Theory and Political Philosophy at the Universidad de Buenos Aires and at the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. He holds graduate degrees in Law and Sociology from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, a Master¹s degree in Political Science from the Facultad Latinomamericana de Ciencias Sociales in Buenos Aires, and a J.D. and LLM from the University of Chicago. He has conducted post-doctoral research at Balliol College, Oxford. Professor Gargarella has published extensively in English and in Spanish on Constitutional and democratic law and theory, with a special focus on economic and social rights. He has received numerous awards and scholarships for his scholarly work, including a Tinker Scholarship (2007), a Fulbright Scholarship (2007) and a Harry Frank Guggenheim Fellowship (2002-03). He was also named ³Best Professor² at Di Tella in 2006 and 2007. Professor Gargarella has lectured extensively throughout the world.