Álvaro Paúl is a Law Professor at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He obtained his PhD at Trinity College Dublin (2013), his Master's degree (Magister Juris) at University of Oxford (2009), and his Law J.D. degree (Licenciado) at Universidad de los Andes (Chile, 2003). He is also the Director of the law journal Revista Chilena de Derecho (WoS).


Álvaro Paúl has previously worked in Chile as: a researcher, a parliamentary assistant, and an attorney. His PhD thesis dealt with evidence before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, and his research interests are International Human Rights Law, International Procedural Law and Decision-Making Processes.


Álvaro Paúl was admitted to the Chilean Bar in 2004. He has been a guest professor at the Center for Civil & Human Rights at Notre Dame University, Indiana (2015), at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (2017), a visiting faculty member at Notre Dame University Law Faculty (2019) and at and Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski Jana Pawła II, Lublin (2020). He has also been a study visitor at the European Court of Human Rights (Strasbourg, 2013), an intern at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (Washington D.C., 2012), and a professional visitor (intern) at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (San José de Costa Rica, 2010).


Among other distinctions, Álvaro Paúl has been awarded two Fondecyt Research Projects, and has been granted scholarships from both the British Council and the Chilean Government. His undergraduate thesis was honoured with the Fundación Fueyo Laneri award for being one of the best degree theses of year 2003 (published as a hardcopy book by Lexis Nexis). He has published articles in both English and Spanish, and two books.

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