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 I studied Law and Philosophy at the Catholic University in Caracas, Venezuela and the Central University of Venezuela. I obtained a Mjur from Oxford University (Balliol College) and a PhD in Legal Philosophy from Cambridge University (Corpus Christi College). I joined the School of Law at the University of Birmingham in 2001 and was promoted to a Senior Lectureship in 2006.

I have been awarded the Alexander Von Humboldt Fellowship in 2010 (University of Kiel, Germany) and in 2004-5 (University of Heidelberg, Germany), British Academy Grants (Conference Overseas Grant, 2001, 2003), the Cambridge Overseas Trust Scholarship and the British Council- Fundayacucho Scholarship. 

I have also been awarded the Fernand Braudel Senior Research Fellowship at the European University Institute, Florence (2012) and a Research Fellowship from the University Centre St-Ignatius, Antwerp (2011).

I am  the Book Review Editor of the journal Jurisprudence: An International Journal of Legal and Political Thought.

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