Bio

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Dr. Alejandro Chehtman

PhD in Law, London School of Economics

achehtman@utdt.edu



Alejandro Chehtman is Associate Professor at the Law School of the University Torcuato Di Tella and a Fellow at the Argentine National Research Council (CONICET). He is also co-Director of the Supreme Court Project at UTDT. He studied Law at the University of Buenos Aires, where he graduated with honors, and did his MSc in Political Theory and his PhD in Law at the LSE. His main research interests are Public International Law, International Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law, and Constitutional Law, with special interest in philosophical and empirical issues. Alejandro has published articles in leading peer-reviewed journals, such as the European Journal of International Law, Legal Theory, Journal of International Criminal Justice,  Law & Philosophy y Stanford Journal of International Law. His book, The Philosophical Foundations of Extraterritorial Punishment, was published by Oxford University Press. 
Before coming to Di Tella, Dr Chehtman clerked at the Federal Appeals Chamber for Criminal Matters, and worked at the Public Defence Office in Buenos Aires. He was a Fellow at the Law Department at LSE between 2006-9, Research Associate to the Center for International Courts and Tribunals, at UCL, between 2008-11, and a Marie Curie Fellow at the Faculty of Law at UCL 2014-5. He will be a Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School in 2017.
He is currently part of the Research Panel at Matrix Chambers, London, and a member of Project on International Courts and Tribunals.