Rodrigo Míguez Núñez
Principal investigator and coordinator
He is Associate Professor of Private Law at the Department of Sustainable Development and Ecological Transition of the University of Eastern Piedmont (Vercelli, Italy), where he convenes courses on Environmental Private Law and on advanced topics in Civil Law. Previously, he was Associate Professor at the Universidad Alberto Hurtado in Santiago (Chile), lecturing on Civil Law and History of Private Law. In addition, he has held research appointments as a Marie Curie Early Stage Research Training Fellow at the Institute of Human Sciences (SUM) in Florence, the Law Department at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and at the Centre for the Study of Legal Norms (CENJ) at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris. He has also been a Lagrange Fellow at the University of Turin Law Department and a research fellow at the Department of Economics S. Cognetti de Martiis of the University of Turin. He has a law degree from Universidad Católica de Concepción (Chile) and a doctorate (DPhil) in Law and Social Sciences from the EHESS and University of Turin. He is currently the principal investigator of the project titled “Speak for Nature: Interdisciplinary Approaches on Ecological Justice” (Horizon Europe – Research and Innovation programme MSCA Staff Exchanges, grant agreement No. 101086202). Míguez Nuñez’s research interests and publications embrace the subjects of ecological conversion of private law, socio-ecological justice, comparative law, and legal anthropology.