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César Rodríguez-Garavito


César is the founder of JustLabs. He has been a visiting professor at Stanford University, Brown University, the University of Melbourne, the University of Pretoria (South Africa), the European University Institute, American University in Cairo, Central European University, and the Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil). César is the Co-Editor of Open Global Rights. He is a board member of WITNESS, the Business & Human Rights Resource Center, the Annual Review of Law and Social Science, and the Business and Human Rights Journal. César is obsessed with inter-disciplinary research, social innovation, systems thinking, and anything that can get human rights and social justice practitioners to respond more strategically and effectively to complex challenges such as technological disruption, the climate crisis and populist authoritarianism. He has conducted research and advocacy in various regions of the world and has published widely on human rights, environmental justice, globalization and social movements. He has a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an M.A. in Law & Society from NYU, an M.A. in Philosophy from the National University of Colombia and a J.D. from the University of Los Andes.