Gonçalo Almeida Ribeiro
Professor of Law at Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Judge of the Constitutional Court of Portugal since July 2016. Basic legal studies at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (2006). LL.M. (2007) and S.J.D. (2012) from the Harvard Law School. Joint coordinator of the Lisbon Section of the Católica Research Centre for the Future of Law (2014-2016).Visiting Professor at KU Leuven (2013) and at the Law Faculty of the University of Perugia (2014). Gulbenkian Professorship at the Católica Global School of Law (2013-2016). He was also a Clark Byse Fellow at the Harvard Law School (2010/11) and a Teaching Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2009/10). Awarded the Harvard Law School’s Mancini Prize for the dissertation The Decline of Private Law: A Philosophic History of Liberal Legalism (2013), and the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Student Teaching at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2010). Member of the Executive Committee (2018-2022) of the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL-AIDC). Member of the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S), the International Law Association (ILA), and the Internationale Vereinigung für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie (IVR). Aacadmeics publications in Portugal and abroad in the fields of Jurisprudence, Constitutional Theory, and the History of Legal Thought. Guest speaker at the Universities of Harvard, Oxford, Berlin, Bologna, Milan, Leuven, the European University Institute, and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Consultant to the law firm PLMJ (2016), member of the Technical Committee of the “New Constitution” initiative of the online journal Observador (2015), member of the Scientific Committee for the “Present in the Future” by the Francisco Manuel dos Santos Foundation (2014-2015), consultant for the Tropical Research Institute (IICT, 2004-2005) and the OECD’s Development Studies Centre (2003-2004).