Terrence J. Murphy Institute

for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy

Human Dignity Lecture Series: Paolo Carozza

Paolo Carozza is an Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame


Thursday, April 12, 2012
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM


O'Shaughnessy Educational Center Auditorium
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul Campus


Free and open to the public


Approved for Continuing Legal Education Credit

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Paolo Carozzais Professor of Law and the newly appointed Director of the Center for Civil and Human Rights at Notre Dame Law School. Prof. Carozza is also Director of the Law School's JSD Program in International Human Rights Law and the director of the Law School's interdisciplinary Program on Law and Human Development. 

An internationally-recognized scholar in the areas of comparative law, human rights, and international law,  Prof. Carozza was a member of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights from 2006 to 2010, and served as its President in 2008-09. He is a fellow of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies. 

Prof. Carozza earned both his A.B. and J.D. degrees from Harvard, and pursued graduate studies at Cambridge University and at Harvard Law School as a Ford Foundation Fellow in Public International Law. After law school, he served as a judicial clerk for the Supreme Court of the Federated States of Micronesia and worked as an associate at the Washington, D.C., law firm of Arnold & Porter.