Alvaro Santos is Professor of Law at Georgetown University where he teaches and writes in the areas of international trade, economic development and transnational labor law. His recent scholarship examines how emerging countries may expand their regulatory policy space for development in the international trade regime.
Professor Santos served as Co-Director of the Center for Transnational Legal Studies (CTLS) in London during 2014-15. He regularly teaches at Harvard’s Institute for Global Law and Policy (IGLP) and Georgetown’s WTO Academy and has also taught at the University of Texas, Tufts University, Melbourne Law School, and the University of Turin. Professor Santos serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of International Economic Law, the American Journal of Comparative Law, the Law and Development Review, and the Latin American Journal of International Trade Law.
He holds S.J.D. and LL.M. degrees from Harvard Law School, and a LL.B. from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).