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Dra. Paola Bergallo

J.S.D. and J.S.M., Stanford University.

LL.M., Columbia University.

Paola Bergallo is a professor at the Law School and, by courtesy, at the School of Government of Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Argentina. She is a member of the country’s national research institution (CONICET), a guest principal researcher at FUNDAR, and a global fellow at the Center for Law and Social Transformation at Bergen University. She has been a visiting professor and scholar at several Latin American Universities and at the Universities of Madrid, Pompeu Fabra, Bergen, Princeton, Yale, and Harvard. 

Professor Bergallo’s work has combined scholarly and advocacy approaches to gender, health, and food rights, subjects she has addressed from comparative and empirical perspectives. She has directed several action-research projects in Argentina and Latin America, and more recently, she has founded law and development programs at FUNDAR and Di Tella. She has advised pro bono the National Program on Reproductive Health, the Office of Gender of the Supreme Court, and several local NGOs. She has been an expert witness before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, the Colombia Constitutional Court, and the Argentine Congress. She has conducted research on health and food rights for UNFPA, PAHO, the World Bank, and FAO. She is a member of the Organizing Committee of the Seminario de Teoría Constitucional (SELA), a Latin American network of Law Professors hosted by Yale Law School, and a founding member of Red Alas, where she now directs the regional program Investigar en Red on gender, law and public policy. 

Her works have been published in Spanish and English. She has been a member of several editorial boards, including the Journal of Controversial Ideas, Journal on Gender, Law and Social Transformation, and the Latin American Law Review. She also co-directs the Collection Política & Derecho for Siglo XXI Editores, which has published more than 40 volumes on issues of law and politics across the Spanish speaking world.

Professor Bergallo holds a JSM and JSD from Stanford Law School, an LLM from Columbia University, and an LLB with honors from Universidad de Buenos Aires. She has received fellowships from the Norwegian Research Council, Fulbright, the Hewlett Foundation, and Stanford Law School. Profile Profile