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Nuno Garoupa Joins Scalia Law Faculty

Professor Garoupa
Professor Nuno Garoupa

Professor Garoupa's teaching and research interests include Comparative Law, Law and Economics and Comparative Judicial Politics. Professor Garoupa comes to us from the Texas A&M University School of Law where he was Professor of Law & Convener, Program of Law and Social Science, and holds the Chair in Research Innovation, Católica Global School of Law, Lisbon, Portugal.

Previously, Professor Garoupa served as President of Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos, Lisbon, Portugal (2014-2016) and taught at University of Illinois College of Law (2007-2015), Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal (2001-2007) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain (1998-2001). He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of York (UK), and he holds an LL.M. from the University of London.

Professor Garoupa is the current President of the Spanish Association of Law and Economics (2017-2020). 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.”