Resident Professors

Visiting Professors                                            

Josep-Maria Carbonell 

PhD, Communication and International Relations. Emeritus Professor. Former Dean of Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations (URL). President, Catalan Media Council, 2006-2009. MP, Member of the Catalan Parliament, 1995-2004. President, Joan Maragall Foundation for the Relations between Faith and Culture, 2011-2019. Main interest and publications: Communications and Democracy, European and American politics and Roman Catholic Church and Culture.


António Silva Ribeiro

Portuguese Navy. PhD, Political Science, with aggregation in Strategic Studies, Institute of Social and Political Sciences, ISCSP, University of Lisbon. Full Professor of Theory of Strategy and Strategic Process, ISCSP, University of Lisbon. Military Professor, Naval Academy. Chief of General Staff of the Portuguese Armed Forces, since 2018. Main interests and publications: Strategy, strategic management, Security & Defence, Hydrography, and History.

  • Strategy (Seminar)


Marc Weller
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Professor, International Law and International Constitutional Studies, University of Cambridge; Fellow and former Director, Lauterpacht Centre for International Law. Served as Deputy Director of the Centre for Int. Studies, Director of the European Centre for Minority Issues. Senior Mediation Expert in the UN Secretariat; senior legal expert in a range of international peace negotiations. Editor, OUP Handbook on the Use of Force in International Law.

  • International Law Under Pressure: Conflict Settlement and the Law on the Use of Force from the End of the Cold War to Ukraine (Seminar)


Paula Wojcikiewicz Almeida
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Professor, International and European Law, FGV Rio de Janeiro. Director, Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, EU-South America Global Governance. Associate Researcher, Sorbonne’s Institute of International and European Law. Doctorate summa cum laude, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Visiting scholar, Max Planck Institute for Comp. Public Law and Int. Law, 2014. Visiting professor, École de droit de la Sorbonne, 2019, and University of Salzburg, 2017-.

  • Universalism, Regionalism and Integration (Seminar)


Adam Dubin

Ph.D., Law Professor, Director, LL.M Program, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid. Professor, Comparative Rights Law, NYU, Madrid.  Previously, a fellow in the U.N. Office of the Co-Prosecutors, Cambodian tribunal. Worked in India and Angola on human rights issues. Publishes on human rights in developing countries. Visiting Professor in France, Portugal, China and India. Co-editor, Gender, Poverty and Access to Justice: Policy Implementation in Sub Saharan Africa, 2019.


Resident Professors

José Alberto Azeredo Lopes

PhD, International Law, Faculty of Law, UCP. Professor of Public International Law, International Legal Regimes and Arts, International Law, and International Relations, Oporto Law School, UCP. Portugal’s Minister of National Defence, 2015-2018. President, Portuguese Media Regulatory Authority, 2006-2011. Main interests and publications: self-determination of peoples, use of force, and international state responsibility.


Manuel Fontaine Campos

PhD, EU Law, Faculty of Law, UCP. MSc, Political Science and Theory, Political Studies Institute, UCP. Professor of Introduction to Public Law and International Trade Law, Oporto Law School, UCP. Dean, Oporto Law School, UCP. Vice-President of the Oporto Regional Centre, UCP, 2017-2021. Guest professor in several universities. Main interests and publications: Public Law, EU Law, International Trade Law, State aid and subsidies.


Maria Isabel Tavares

PhD, International Law, Faculty of Law, UCP. Professor of Public International Law, International Legal Regimes, International Humanitarian Law, and Arts, International Law, and International Relations, Oporto Law School, UCP. Political Advisor, internal and external affairs, Portuguese Minister of National Defence, 2016-2018. Main interests and publications: International Humanitarian Law, use of force, and international state responsibility.


Catarina Santos Botelho

PhD, Constitutional Law, Faculty of Law, UCP. Professor of Constitutional Law, Human Rights, Social Rights, and Global Constitutional Law, Oporto Law School, UCP. Council Coordination member, Academic Network on the European Social Charter and Social Rights. Series Co-Editor, Constitutionalism in Latin America and the Caribbean (Hart Publishing). Main interests and publications: constitutional design, transnational constitutionalism, fundamental rights and social rights.


Benedita Menezes Queiroz

PhD, European University Institute (EUI). Professor of EU Law, Public International Law and Fundamental Rights, Oporto Law School, UCP. Teaching Associate, Gender Governance Cluster, School of Transnational Governance, EUI, 2017-2018. Lecturer, University of Lisbon Law School, 2015-2017. Visiting scholar, COMPAS, Oxford University, 2014. Main interests and publications: Migration Law, Human Rights and Gender.


Marta Vicente

PhD, Public Law, Coimbra Faculty of Law. Professor of Constitutional Law, European Union Law, Energy Law and International Investment Law, Oporto Law School, UCP. Member of the Disciplinary Board of the Portuguese Football Federation. Advisor, Portuguese Constitutional Court Judge's Office, 2021-2015. Main interests and publications: Constitutional Law, Energy Law, International Investment Law, and international arbitration.

  • Investment Treaty Arbitration (Seminar)


Nuno Pinheiro Torres

Lecturer of Public International Law and International Criminal Law, Oporto Law School, UCP. Director-General of Defence Policy at the Portuguese Ministry of Defence, 2012-2020. Legal Officer in UNITAD - Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da'esh/ISIL in Iraq, 2020. Public Defender in the Special Panel for Serious Crimes in Timor-Leste (UNTAET), 2001. Main interests and publications: International Criminal Law.



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