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Ruth Rubio Marín

Directora de la Cátedra UNESCO de Interculturalidad y Derechos Humanos

Ruth Rubio Marín es Catedrática de Derecho Constitucional de la Universidad de Sevilla y Directora de la Cátedra Unesco de Derechos Humanos e Interculturalidad de la Universidad Internacional de Andalucía. Fue catedrática de derecho público comparado en el Instituto Universitario Europeo de Florencia entre 2008-2016. Su investigación se centra en entender cómo el derecho público construye y reta categorías de inclusión y exclusión con especial énfasis en las categorías articuladas en torno al género, la nacionalidad, y la pertenencia a minorías nacionales. Entre sus libros destacan La Inmigración como Reto Democrático (Cambridge University Press); El Género de la Jurisprudencia Constitucional (Cambridge University Press); El Género de las Reparaciones por Violaciones de Derechos Humanos (Oxford University Press); Migración y Derechos Humanos (Oxford University Press); Paridad de género y feminismo multicultural (OUP) y La transformación de la ciudadanía de género: la irresistible difusión de las cuotas de género en Europa (CUP). La profesora Rubio Marín habla cinco idiomas, ha impartido conferencias en más de 25 países y trabajado como consultora para distintos organismos internacionales (especialmente Naciones Unidas) y para la sociedad civil. Es una reconocida experta en reparaciones a víctimas de conflicto y regímenes autoritarios. Su nombre acaba de ser incluido en el Muro del Legado a la Justicia de Género que será instalado en la nueva sede de la Corte Penal Internacional. En el 2018 la Ciudad de Sevilla le otorgó la medalla de la ciudad por su labor en defensa de colectivos desfavorecidos.

 


 

Ruth Rubio Marín is Full Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Sevilla as well as member of the Faculty of The Hauser Global Law School Program at New York University and Director of the UNIA UNESCO Chair in Human Rights and Interculturalism.  She held a Chair in Comparative Public Law at the European University Institute between 2008-2016. Professor Rubio has taught at several other prestigious academic institutions including Columbia Law School and Princeton University where she was selected as a Fellow for the Program in Law and Public Affairs at Princeton University in 2000-2001. Among the courses she has offered around the world are Gender in the Constitution; Comparative Constitutional Law; Law and Culture; Gender and Human Rights; Citizenship and Immigration and Transitional Justice. Her research represents an attempt to understand how public law creates categories of inclusion and exclusion around different axis including gender, citizenship, nationality and ethnicity. Methodologically, she combines law and political theory. Professor Rubio is the author of over 40 articles and author, editor and co-editor of 8 books including Immigration as a Democratic Challenge, Cambridge University Press, 2000; The Gender of Constitutional Jurisprudence, with Baines (eds.), Cambridge University Press, 2004; What Happened to the Women? Gender and Reparations for Human Rights Violations, Rubio-Marín (ed.), Social Science Research Council, New York, 2006; The Gender of Reparations: Subverting Sexual Hierarchies while Redressing Human Rights Violations, Rubio-Marín (ed.) Cambridge University Press, 2009; The Battle for Female Suffrage in the EU: Voting to Become Citizens, with Rodriguez Ruiz (eds.) Brill, 2012; Human Rights and Immigration (ed.) Oxford University Press, 2014; Transforming gender citizenship: The irresistible rise of gender quotas in Europe, with Lépinard (eds.) Cambridge University Press, 2018 and Parity Multiculturalism, with Will Kymlicka (eds.) Oxford University Press, 2019. As a consultant and activist Prof. Rubio has worked for several national and international institutions and agencies including with the UN and the EU, as well as with several NGOs including the International Center for Transitional Justice. She has extensive in country experience in dealing with reparations in post-conflict societies including in Morocco, Nepal and Colombia. She assisted UN Special Rapporteur, Rashida Manjoo, in drafting here report on Violence against Women on Reparations for Women Subjected to Violence. Prof. Rubio has given talks and keynote speeches in over 25 countries. She speaks 5 languages fluently.  She is an occasional contributor to public opinion formation through editorials in national and international press. Her image will be include in the Legacy Wall to be installed in the new building of the ICC to honor her lifelong commitment to gender justice.

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