Juan González

Division of Social Sciences and Law
Department of Law

Juan González

Full time professor
National Researcher (Level I)

He joined ITAM as a full-time professor in 2013. His main research topics revolve around constitutional law and theory, jurisprudence, judicial politics, and the empirical study of institutions. He received an LL.B. from the National University of La Plata (Argentina) and an LL.M. and J.S.D. from New York University (NYU).

He teaches courses on constitutional law and theory, legal theory, and economic analysis of law. Before joining ITAM, he was a lecturer at the National University of La Plata, the University of Palermo, the University of San Andrés and the University of Buenos Aires, all from Argentina. He has taught a summer course at the University of Los Andes, Colombia. He is a member of the editorial board of ISONOMÍA and the University of Palermo’s LAW REVIEW, of which he was the editor from 2005 to 2013.

Several of his research papers have appeared in specialized journals (including LEGAL THEORY, CONSTELLATIONS, and The REVIEW OF LAW & ECONOMICS) and as chapters in collective works. 

Since 2016, he is a National Researcher (Level I) of the National System of Researchers (SNI), Mexico. He has acted as an expert informant for several projects, including the WORLD JUSTICE PROJECT.

Between 1994 and 2002, in Argentina, he worked in the Province of Buenos Aires’s judiciary, where he was a clerk. Between 2004 and 2007, he was a lawyer for the Civil Rights Association (ADC), an organization for the defense of constitutional rights, where he directed a justice reform project.

Academic Studies

LLB, Universidad Nacional de la Plata, Argentina
MA in LL.M., New York University, USA
PhD in JSD, New York University, USA


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Topics of Interest

  • Constitutional Theory
  • Empirical Studies of Law and Justice
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  • Economic Analysis of Law

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