Researcher of the Institute of Legal Research of the National Autonomous University of Mexico
Karina Ansolabehere is researcher in the Institute of Legal Research of the National Autonomous University of Mexico. She was full time professor at the Latin American School of Social Sciences, campus Mexico (Flacso México) from 2003 to 2017 and now is part time professor in this institution. Her topics of interest are: judicial politics, human rights, diffusion of legal innovations, and grave human rights violations in post-authoritarian setting , with special focus in Latin America. She has taught courses on sociology of law, judicial politics, human rights and political theory. She is a member of the National Researchers System of Mexico. She was visiting professor in the Human Rights Program of the University of Minnesota.
Ansalobehere has a degree in sociology from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and a Ph.D. in Social Sciences with especialization in Political Sciences from Flacso Mexico. She is author of the book The policy from the justice. Supreme Courts, government and democracy in Argentina and Mexico (2007) and scientific director of the Spanish edition of the Dictionary of Human Rights. Citizenship Culture in the Globalization Era (2009) as well as many chapters and articles such as: (2010) “More Power, more Rights? The Supreme Court and Society in Mexico”, in Hunneeus, A: Couso, J; Sieder, R (ed.) Legal Cultures and political activism in Latin America, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press and with Rachel Sieder and Tatiana Alfonso is editor of the Handbook on Law and Society In Latin America, Routledge (forthcoming). She is now working in two research projects: diffusion of legal innovations in Latin American Judiciaries and grave human rights violations in post-authoritarian settings.