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Chiara Valentini

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Legal Studies

Academic discipline: IUS/20 Philosophy of Law

Short Bio

Senior researcher and lecturer in philosophy of law, she graduated in Law cum laude from the University of Bologna and obtained a PhD in "Constitutional Justice and Fundamental Rights" from The University of Pisa. Before joining the University of Bologna, she was a "Ramon y Cajal" Researcher at the Law Department of the Pompeu Fabra University and a "Max Weber Fellow" at the European University Institute, under international research fellowships.

Her research interests lie in legal reasoning, the philosophical foundations of constitutionalism and judicial review, deliberative democracy, social rights.

An updated list of publications is available here


She is an assistant editor of Ratio Juris: An International Journal of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law (Oxford: Wiley) and a member of the Law & Philosophy Research Group (Pompeu Fabra University), the Barcelona Institute of Analytic Philosophy, the European Academy of Legal Theory, the EALT International LLM in Legal Theory.

She has been teaching courses in philosophy of law and legal theory, at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, in foreign and Italian institutions. Go to the Curriculum vitae


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