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Paola Bergallo

Paola Bergallo is a professor at Universidad dePalermo in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She holds a LL.B. with honors from the Universidad de Buenos Aires (1994) and a Master of Laws from Columbia University (2000). She completed a Master in Legal Research (2003) from Stanford University where she is a J.S.D. candidate. Prof. Bergallo was a Fellow at Hewlett Foundation (2003-2004) and Stanford University (2004-2005). In Argentina, she has been a Professor of Law at Universidad de Palermo and Universidad de Buenos Aires (2000-2006). Prof. Bergallo has held several visiting positions at Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, at Universidad de Puerto Rico, and at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), México. She has worked as 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. Prof. Bergallo is a founding member of Red Alas, Red de Académicas Latinoamericanas.

Prof. Bergallo is interested in feminist critiques of the law and in socio-legal theory and research in constitutional and human rights issues. She has published several articles, mainly on issues related to gender and women human rights, remedies and public law litigation, and has presented papers at conferences in the Americas and Europe.