Marcio Grandchamp (LLB, University of São Paulo, Brazil; LLM, Yale Law School) is currently a JSD candidate at Yale Law School and a Research Fellow at the Faculty of Law of the University of Toronto. His dissertation discusses the concept of community in legal and constitutional theory. Before going to Yale to work on his doctorate, Marcio taught courses on legal and political theory at the University of São Paulo Law School, and practiced law at the Information Technology department of Baker and McKenzie's Sao Paulo office. More recently, he worked as a consultant for the Getulio Vargas Foundation Law School, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In this capacity, he has prepared materials for two first year courses of Introduction to the Study of Law. His teaching and research areas of interest include political and moral philosophy, constitutional law, and contracts.