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About Paolo G. Carozza

Paolo Carozza’s expertise is in the areas of comparative law, human rights, and international law, and his extensive writings in these areas have been published in Europe and Latin America as well as in the US. He is the Director of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, an interdisciplinary, university-wide institute focusing primarily on the themes of democracy and human development. In the Law School, he was the Director of the Center for Civil and Human Rights from 2011 through 2013 and directed its J.S.D. program in international human rights law from 2006-2016. At Notre Dame, he is also a fellow of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies, and the Institute for Educational Initiatives. From 2006 to 2010 he was a member of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and served as its President in 2008-09. In 2009 he received the Order of Merit of Bernardo O’Higgins, the Republic of Chile’s highest state honor awarded to foreign citizens, in recognition of his service to the Inter-American human rights system. Professor Carozza has served the Holy See in various capacities and was appointed by Pope Francis in 2016 to be a member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences. He has been a visiting professor at various universities in the United States, Europe, and Latin America, including as the John Harvey Gregory Lecturer on World Organization at Harvard Law School. 

Before joining the Notre Dame Law School Professor Carozza served as a judicial clerk for the Supreme Court of the Federated States of Micronesia and worked as an associate at the Washington, D.C., law firm of Arnold & Porter. 

Positions

Present Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School
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Education

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1989 Juris Doctor, Harvard University ‐ Harvard Law School
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1985 Artium Baccalaureus, Harvard University
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Contact Information

Office: 2160 Eck Hall of Law
Phone: 574.631.4128

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