Flavia Piovesan is a professor of Constitutional Law and Human Rights at the Catholic University of São Paulo and in the Human Rights post-graduate programs of the Catholic University of São Paulo and the Catholic University of Paraná. She also teaches at the PhD Program (intensive mode) of the University of Buenos Aires. She is also Professor at the Academy on Human Rights at the American University Washington College of Law (Washington, DC). She holds a masters and a PhD in Constitutional Law from the Catholic University of São Paulo. She was a visiting fellow of the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School in 1995. She returned to the program in 2000 and 2002. In 2005 she was a human rights visiting fellow at the Centre for Brazilian Studies, University of Oxford. In 2007, 2008, 2015, 2016 and 2017 she was a visiting fellow at the Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (Heidelberg, Germany). From 2009 to 2014, she was a Humboldt Foundation Georg Forster Research Fellow at the Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law. She was a member of the UN High Level Task Force on the implementation of the right to development and is a member of OAS Working Group for monitoring the San Salvador Protocol on social, economic and cultural rights. She is Commissioner, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Organization of American States (2018-2021).
Economic, Culture and Social Rights (LAW-861-001)
Areas of Specialization
- International Human Rights/Humanitarian Law
- Constitutional Law
- International/Comparative Law