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PEDRO VILLARREAL

PhD (Mexico), Senior Research Fellow

villarreal@mpil.de
Tel. +49 (6221) 482-318

Main Fields of Research:

Health Law, Public International Law, Comparative Public Law

Academic Career:

Since October 2015 - Research Fellow at Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public and International Law.

2012 - 2016 - PhD degree from the Institute of Legal Research of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), with honors (highest possible).

2009-2010 - Masters degree from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), cum Laude.

2001-2006 - Law studies at the University of Sonora, Mexico.

Languages:

Spanish, English, French (Advanced), German (B2).

Publications

Recent

Further

Presentations

15 Sep 2017

The World Health Organization's Relationship with its Member States during Public Health Emergencies: What Role for International Law?

2nd Hamburg Young Scholars' Workshop in International Law

Fakultät für Rechtswissenschaft, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Deutschland. 14:45.

29 Aug 2017

Portrait of an Opened State: Constitutionalism and Protection of Foreign Investors in Mexico during the Age of NAFTA

Expert Workshop - Transformative Constitutionalism in Latin America and International Economic Law: Avoiding Conflict and Fostering Dialogue

Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 9:55.

27 Feb 2017

International Law and Health: Can There be Harmonization Beyond Fragmentation?

Research Meeting, Department of International and European Union Law (Directed by Prof. Dr. Ellen Hey)

Rotterdam, Netherlands. 13:00.

03 Feb 2017

Desarrollos del derecho constitucional y el derecho internacional por vías paralelas: El Reglamento Sanitario Internacional en México

XIII Congreso Iberoamericano de Derecho Constitucional

Palacio de Minería, Ciudad de México. 16:00.

26 Jan 2017

Derecho a la salud y gobernanza global

Coloquio "Derecho a la salud: decisiones judiciales y políticas públicas"

Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación, Ciudad de México. 9:00.

01 Dec 2016

The Legal Framing of Public Health Issues: Promises and Perils of Expert Authority

Transnational Theory Network Meeting

Edinburgh Law School, Scotland. 10:30.

15 Aug 2016

Salud y derechos humanos: El caso de las epidemias desde el punto de vista internacional

Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, México. 15:00.

18 Jul 2016

Public Health Emergencies and Constitutionalism: Between the International and the National

Constitutionalism Under Extreme Conditions

University of Haifa, Israel. 14.00.

26 Feb 2016

From SARS to Ebola and Zika: International Health and Law

Università di Messina, Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza, Messina, Italia. 16.00.

29 Nov 2015

From NAFTA to the Trans-Pacific Parthership: Perspectives from North America

Die Welt als Markt – Transnationale Wirtschaftsaktivitäten: Chancen und Probleme veranstaltet von Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Cremer, mit Unterstützung der Hanns Martin Schleyer-Stiftung

Neustadt (an der Weinstrasse). 9:00.

Teaching

2017-2

Salud, Medio Ambiente e Inversiones, 6 hrs.

Centro de Estudios de Derecho, Economía y Política Asunción, Paraguay, Montag/Dienstag, 18:00-21:00

Honours

Best Doctoral Dissertation, Law and Social Sciences, Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Miscellaneous

Academic Review Staff of the journal Boletín Mexicano de Derecho Comparado, Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas/UNAM, Mexico, 2016.

Academic Review Staff of the journal Problema. Anuario de Filosofía y Teoría del Derecho, Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas/UNAM, Mexico, 2013 - currently.

Coordinator of the MPIL Agora

2005 - 2007, 2010 - 2012: Clerk and Official Server at the Federal Judicial Branch of Mexico. 

January - July 2013: Lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Subject: Legal Reasoning.

2009-2010, 2012-2015 - Stipend from the National Council for Science and Technology of Mexico for postgraduate studies.