Authority Profile


Professional Profile

Head of the Academic Department of Law at Universidad del Pacífico. He holds a Master’s degree in Law (LL.M.) from Harvard Law School (USA), and a degree in Law from Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Perú. He has undertaken specialization studies at Harvard Business School (USA), the International Institute of Human Rights in Strasbourg (France) and The Hague Academy of International Law (Netherlands).
He has extensive teaching experience regarding undergraduate and graduate courses in Public International Law, Human Rights, and International Relations. He has been a professor at the George Washington University Law School (USA) and the International Centre for Policy Studies (ICPS) at Universidad Nacional de San Martín (Argentina). He has worked as senior specialist for the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, D.C. (U.S). His current research areas are the hate speeches within the framework of the right to freedom of opinion and expression and the legal regulation of sexuality, especially focused on gender identity and sexual orientation.
He has been an advisor to various organizations of civil society linked to the collection of testimonies for the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). He has worked as a consultant for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Pan American Health Organization, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, the Trust for the Americas, the International Human Rights Clinic at George Washington University (USA), and the Center for Studies on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information at Universidad de Palermo (Argentina), among others.

Specialization Areas

Public international law, international human rights law, international relations, freedom of speech, discrimination, sexuality, and law, general theory of law.