Notes on Contributors
is Senior Assistant Professor of Comparative Public Law at the University of Bologna Department of Legal Studies, Researcher at the Center for Constitutional Studies and Democratic Development (ccsdd), and Legal Consultant at the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law (Heidelberg). His latest book is European Constitutional Courts and Transitions to Democracy (Cambridge University Press 2020).
Justin O. Frosini
is Associate Professor at Bocconi University, Milan and Adjunct Professor at the Johns Hopkins University sais Europe, Bologna and Director of the Center for Constitutional Studies and Democratic Development in Bologna, Italy. He has published extensively in the field of comparative public law and is the author of a groundbreaking book on Constitutional Preambles. At a Crossroads Between Politics and Law (2012).
is the Albert E. Jenner, Jr. Professor of Law at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he also serves as Director of the Program in Constitutional Theory, History and Law. He earned undergraduate and law degrees from Harvard University and his doctorate from Yale University.
is a Mexican historian specializing in comparative constitutional history. Her research is focused on Mexico’s participation in the debates concerning the rights of man and the division of powers during the Atlantic Revolutions. She is a professor at the Centre for Economic Research and Teaching (cide) in Mexico City.
Mario Alberto Cajas-Sarria
is Associate Professor and Head of the Legal Studies Department at Universidad Icesi, Colombia. His research interests are in Colombian Legal History and Constitutional Law. His publications include two volumes on La historia de la Corte Suprema de Justicia de Colombia, 1886–1991 [The History of the Supreme Court of Colombia, 1886–1991] (Universidad de los Andes, 2015).
Gonçalo de Almeida Ribeiro
is a Judge of the Constitutional Court of Portugal (since July 2016) and a Professor of Law at Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Lisbon. He is the author of The Decline of Private Law: A Philosophical History of Liberal Legalism (Oxford: Hart, 2019).
is a Deputy Director of the aacc Affairs Division of the Constitutional Court of Korea, which also functions as the Secretariat for Research and Development of the Association of Asian Constitutional Courts and Equivalent Institutions (aacc). He previously was a research fellow at Tübingen University and a visiting lecturer at National Taiwan University.
is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Groningen. She holds an LL.M. (cum laude) in constitutional law from Groningen. In 2000 she successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, “Morganatic Citizenship,” which is based on research she conducted at Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas.
is a Contract Professor at Bocconi University, Milan where she received her PhD in Legal Studies in 2019. Dr Lapa previously worked as a public prosecutor and then as a lawyer at an international law firm in Ukraine. Among her recent publications: ‘The Czechoslovakian Case of 1949 in the gatt: Luck in Misfortune?’, Czech Yearbook of Public and Private International Law, vol. 9, 2018.
Miguel Manero de Lemos
is Assistant Professor at the University of Macau, China. As of lately, his research has been focused on international criminal law, the law of war and peace and the constitutional law of China, particularly Hong Kong and Macau.
holds the dfg Heisenberg position at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law. He wrote Secularisation and the Leiden Circle (2011) and American States of Nature: The Origins of Independence, 1761–1775 (2019); co-wrote, with Dániel Margócsy and Stephen Joffe, The Fabrica of Andreas Vesalius (2018); and co-edited Trust and Happiness in the History of European Political Thought (2017) with László Kontler.