2011-2012 Visiting Researcher

Josep M Altarriba  (Spain) is a marketing professor at the University of Barcelona. Between 2005 and 2009 he directed the Spokesperson’s Office of the Government of Andorra. He holds a SJD from the Complutense University of Madrid, as well as a Marketing Degree from the University of Barcelona. His field of study focuses on marketing and communication legal aspects.  During his stay at the IGLP,  Josep will conduct research on the US Supreme Court doctrine on media regulation.

Rafael Caballero Sanchez (Spain) is an Associate Professor for Administrative Law at the Complutense University of Madrid.  His research interests focus on energy law,  competition and regulated markets, education law and policy, and administrative procedure.  In 2010 his article “Essential Facilities Companies: The Birth of a New Model of Regulated Companies Put into Market’s Service” was published in Administrative Law Review(No. 181, pp. 135-178)

Irina Ceric (Canada) is a PhD Candidate and adjunct instructor at Osgoode Hall Law School of York  University and a Research Associate at the Institute for the Study of Political Economy and Law. Her research interests center on the political economy of law and development, public international law and critical legal theory. Prior to pursuing graduate studies, Irina practiced criminal defense  constitutional and poverty law in Toronto and San Francisco and also has extensive experience in community organizations and social movements.

Olga Frishman (Israel) is a Ph.D. candidate in the direct program towards a Ph.D. in Law at Tel-Aviv University, Faculty of Law. Her research interests focus on the affects on globalization on national judiciary, organizational theory, comparative constitutional law and theories of democracy. Prior to pursuing graduate studies, Olga clerked for Justice Asher Grunis at the Israeli Supreme Court.

Yolanda Gamara has been Professor in Public International Law and International Relations at Zaragoza University (Spain) since 2000. She specialises in European History Integration, International Cultural Co-operation: Instruments and Mechanisms, Succession of States, International Monitoring Mechanisms on Democracy and Human Rights, International Justice, Conflict Prevention and Peacekeeping Operations, Use of Force and Defense Policies, American Integration Processes, and Theory and History of International Law. She is Member of the Commission for the Evaluation of the Master on Global Security and Defense at the University of Zaragoza. She has been Visiting Fellow at The Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge, February to June 2009, and Visiting Scholar at University of Modena  (Italy), from 2001 until 2012.  She is the main researcher of the Spanish Ministry of Innovation and Science’s Project DER 2010-16350 “El pensamiento iusinternacionalista español en el siglo XX. Historia del derecho internacional en España, Europa y América, 1914-1953.  During her time at the IGLP her research will focus on Global Governance and European Union.

Patricia Lamo de Espinosa, (Spain)  is a practicing lawyer in Spain, who served as the adviser to the Spanish Ombudsman for over 15 years.  She has taught courses on Public and Private Agriculture Law for several years at the Polytechnic University of Madrid where she earned her Masters in European Union Law as well as her PhD in Law.  Her research focuses on competition and regulated markets, law and policy, as well as food and drug law.  She is the author of “The Competition Law on the Agro-food Sector in the European Union and Spain” which was recently published by the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture.

Patricia Lampreave (Spain), is an International Tax Lawyer and a Tax Professor (SJD) at the University Complutense (Spain).   In addition she teaches European Tax Policy at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium) and is the Official correspondent in Spain of the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (The Netherlands). She is the author of several tax law articles, and has participated in many international conferences and workshops on European Tax Law.  During her time at IGLP, she will continue research focused on her comparative study between US and EU anti tax- avoidance doctrines,  a portion of which was presented as a lecture entitled “Tax Avoidance vs.Tax Planning, Where is the Path?” in September, 2011.

Luise Druke (Germany) is a part time faculty member at Leibniz University Hannover and Fellow at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI).   She is the author and co-author of several books and articles on law and policy, specifically as it relates to the the United Nations, UNHCR and the European Union, and has has headed UNHCR offices and missions in Europe, South East Asia and Central Asia, Latin America, and Africa.    During her time at the IGLP her research will focus on her  UNHCR book project entitled, “Mobilizing for Refugee Protection – Marking the 60th anniversary of UNHCR and of the 1951 Refugee Convention”  Luise earned a PhD in Political Science from Hannover University, a honorary degree in Public International Law from Shumen University, a MA in Public Administration from Harvard University as well as an LL.M. from Brussels Free University.

Agustín Madrid-Parra, J.D.,(Spain)  is a Full Professor of Commercial Law at “Pablo de Olavide” University in Sevilla, where he also served as  Secretary-General from 1997-2001 and President of the University from 2003-2007.  His main research lines are financial system law, securities market law, mortgage market, and electronic commerce law. Since 1992 Prof. Madrid has been appointed Spanish Delegate on the United Nation Commission on International Trade Law (Working Group on Electronic Commerce), with active participation in the draft of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Commerce (1996/1998), the UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Signatures (2001), and the United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts (2005).

Julia Mas-Guindal(Spain) is a practicing lawyer as well as a PhD candidate at the Complutense University in Madrid (UCM).  Her research interests include Bankruptcy, Intellectual Property Law, Law and Economics and Family Law.  Julia earned a double degree in Law and Business from UCM in 2009, and obtained the Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) in 2011.

Elizabeth Trujillo is a Full Professor at Suffolk University Law School in Boston. Professor Trujillo has published several law review articles and book chapters on international trade law and its intersection with domestic regulatory processes, including climate change policy, as well as issues of transnational governance.  Recently, she was a co-author with other trade scholars in the The Max Planck Commentaries on World Trade Law, vol. 5 “WTO—Trade in Goods.” Professor Trujillo is currently Co-Vice Chair of the International Economic Law Interest Group with the American Society of International Law.  During her time at IGLP, she will be completing a trilogy of articles on current trade policy regarding the environment and sustainable development and doing research for a book project on the impact of public/private partnerships in furthering global economic policy and in changing the landscape of regulation.