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Jaime Olaiz-Gonzalez

J.S.D. Candidate ‘14

Jaime Olaiz-Gonzalez is Professor of International Law and Political Theory at Universidad Panamericana Law School in Mexico City, where he has been on the faculty since 2002. He is also Visiting Professor at Fordham Law School. Professor Olaiz-Gonzalez has published in the areas of international law, human rights and legal education. He is a Fulbright-García Robles Grantee and has been a Fellow of the International Center for Transitional Justice and the Center of Human Rights of Universidad de Chile. He has served as Member of the Committee of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights for the Diagnosis of the Human Rights' Situation in Mexico City. Since 2004, he serves as Vice Dean for International Relations at Universidad Panamericana Law School. Professor Olaiz-Gonzalez received his law degree from Universidad Panamericana and his LL.M. from Yale Law School, where he is currently a J.S.D. candidate.

Fields of Academic Interest & Dissertation Project
Mr. Olaiz-Gonzalez’s areas of interest include international law, political and legal theory, constitutional law & human rights, both national and international litigation, international arbitration, and corporate law. For his J.S.D. project, he is currently working on the possibilities of transformation of the constitutive process of authoritative decisionmaking in Mexico according to a policy-oriented inquiry framework.

Doctoral Committee
Professors W. Michael Reisman (Supervisor), Bruce Ackerman (Reader), and Robert Burt (Reader).

LL.M., Yale Law School, 2009
Graduate Diploma (Human Rights and Democratization), U. de Chile, 2006
LL.M. (Corporate Law), U. Panamericana, 2005
LL.B. [Licenciado en Derecho], U. Panamericana, 2002

Contact information:
Yale Law School
P.O. Box 208215
New Haven, CT 06511
Library Office: 414 (L4)