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Helena Alviar Garcia

Dean of the faculty of Law of the Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia.

Helena Alviar Garcia achieved her Doctorate in Economic Law and Gender (S.J.D.) in 2001 at Harvard University Law School and finished her Master in Law (LL.M.) from the same university in 1997. She is the Dean of Law at Universidad de Los Andes since March 2011 and before had been the Director of the Doctorate and Master’s in Law Programs at the same university.  Professor Alviar has published extensively in the areas of: Law and Development, Public Law Theory, Private Law Theory, Critical Approaches to Law, Legal Theory, Feminist Theory, Administrative Law, Constitutional Law and Introduction to Law. She has taught in many countries around the world: University of Wisconsin, Brown University, Universidad de Puerto Rico, The United Nations University of Peace in San Jose, Costa Rica and she is expert in feminist approaches to law and development and legal issues. She is the author among others of: “Derecho, Desarollo y Feminismo en America Latina”, Ediciones Uniandes, Editorial Temis, 2008 and “Manual de Derecho Administrativo” 2009.