Nuno Garoupa

Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development & Faculty Director of Graduate Studies

BA, Universidade Nova de Lisboa; MSc, University of London; LLM, University of London; PhD, University of York

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  • Phone: 703-993-8184
  • Office: Room 440C, Hazel Hall, Arlington
  • Address:
    Antonin Scalia Law School
    George Mason University
    3301 Fairfax Dr.
    Arlington, VA 22201

Biographical Sketch

Nuno Garoupa is Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development & Faculty Director of Graduate Studies. Previously, he taught at Texas A&M University School of Law (2015-2018), University of Illinois College of Law (2007-2015), Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal (2001-2007) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain (1998-2001). He also served as President of Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos, Lisbon, Portugal (2014-2016). Professor Garoupa received his PhD in Economics from the University of York (UK), also holds an LLM from the University of London.

He has a long established research interest in the economics of law and legal institutions and comparative judicial politics. He is the current President of the Spanish Association of Law and Economics (2017-2020). He has served as Vice-President of the European Association of Law and Economics (2004-2007), Member of the Boards of the International Society for New Institutional Economics (2006-2009) and of the Latin America and Caribbean Law and Economics Association (2009-2011), and co-editor of the Review of Law and Economics (2004-2010) and of the International Review of Law and Economics (since 2012). He has been awarded the Spanish Julian Marias Research Prize (2010) and the NSF Award in Law and Social Science (2017) for a conference project on “Facilitating Empirical Studies of Judicial Behavior on Constitutional Courts from a Comparative Perspective.”