Paola Bergallo

Professor, Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Paola Bergallo is a professor at the Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Her research interests center on feminist critiques of the law, socio-legal theory and constitutional and human rights issues.  Professor Bergallo held Fellowships at Hewlett Foundation (2003-04) and Stanford University (2004-05), and has been a Professor of Law at the University of Palermo and the University of Buenos Aires (2000-2006).  Her recent publications include “Género y Trabajo” [“Gender and Labor”] (with Natalia Gherardi), in La Mirada de los Jueces [“The Judges’ Eyes”] (Red Alas – Proyecto Ford, Editorial Siglo del Hombre Editores, 2008), “Apuntes sobre justicia y experimentalismo en los remedios frente al litigio de derecho público” [“Notes on justice and experimentalism in public law remedies”], Revista Jurisprudencia Argentina (Buenos Aires, 2006), and “Equidad de Género: Perspectivas para su Exigibilidad Judicial” [“Gender Equality: Perspectives on Judicial Enforceability”], in La Aplicación de los Tratados de Derechos Humanos en el Ambito Local [“The Local Application of Human Rights Treaties”] (Victor Abramovich, Alberto Bobino and Christian Courtis eds.), (Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales, Buenos Aires, 2006).  Professor Bergallo served as a researcher and consultant in projects of the Centro de Estudios de Estado y Sociedad (CEDES), the Center for Reproductive Rights, the UN Fund for Population (UNFPA) and the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) on gender and law, women human rights and sexual and reproductive rights.   She is a founding member of Red Alas, Red de Académicas Latinoamericanas, a network which aims to reform Latin American legal education from a gender and sexuality perspective. In addition to an LL.B. with honors earned from the Universidad de Buenos Aires (1994), Professor Bergallo also holds a Masters of Law Degree from Columbia University (2000) and has completed a Masters in Legal Research (2003) from Stanford University where she is a J.S.D. candidate.