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Cesar Rodriguez Garavito

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Nationality  Colombian
Other names  Cesar Rodriguez
Name  Cesar Garavito
Alma mater  University of los Andes, University of Wisconsin-Madison, NYU, National University of Colombia
Occupation  Executive Director, Center for Law, Justice and Society (Dejusticia)

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Cesar Rodriguez Garavito is a Colombian legal scholar, sociologist and human rights advocate. His research focuses on the transformation of law and politics in the context of globalization. In September, 2015, he became Executive Director of the Center for Law, Justice and Society (Dejusticia), a human rights think-do tank based in Bogota, Colombia, which he co-founded in 2003. He is Associate Professor of Law and founding Director of the Program on Global Justice and Human Rights at the University of los Andes (Colombia). He has been a visiting professor at Stanford Law School, Brown University, the University of Pretoria (South Africa), the Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil), Central European University, the Institute for Human Rights at Abo Akademi University (Finland), ITAM (Mexico) and the Andean University of Quito.


Rodriguez Garavito serves in the advisory boards of the Annual Review of Law and Social Science, OpenGlobalRights, the Global Centre for Pluralism and the Business and Human Rights Journal. He serves in the executive boards of WITNESS, Fundar Mexico and the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre. He is a lead author in the International Panel on Social Progress and co-Director of the Global School on Socioeconomic Rights. He writes a weekly op-ed for El Espectador.


He holds a Ph.D. and an M.S. (Sociology) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an M.A. from NYU’s Institute for Law and Society, an M.A. (Philosophy) from the National University of Colombia, and a J.D. from the University of los Andes.


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