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Paulo Barrozo

associate professor

Paulo Barrozo

Boston College Law School
885 Centre Street
Newton Centre, MA 02459
Telephone: 617-552-4388
















Paulo Barrozo is an Associate Professor at Boston College Law School. His work focuses on Criminal Law (national and international) and Legal Theory (applied and general). He received an S.J.D. from Harvard Law School and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Rio de Janeiro University Research Institute. Before coming to Boston College Law School in the fall of 2009, Professor Barrozo was a Clark Byse Teaching Fellow, a Landon H. Gammon Fellow, and a Graduate Fellow in Jurisprudence at Harvard Law School, and a Lecturer in social thought at Harvard University. As a Lecturer at Harvard University, Professor Barrozo was a ten-time recipient of the Distinction in Teaching Award and the first recipient of the Stanley Hoffman Prize for Excellence in Teaching. In addition to his academic work, Professor Barrozo is an active advocate for the rights of the neurodiverse and the unparented, advocating before international bodies such as the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, the European Court of Human Rights, and the United Nations. View his research on SSRN:


S.J.D., Harvard Law School
LL.M. , Harvard Law School
Ph.D., Rio de Janeiro (IUPERJ)
M.Jur., Rio de Janeiro (PUC)
LL.B., Rio de Janeiro (UERJ)


Fall  2015:  International Criminal Law, Universal History of Legal Thought 1
Spring 2016: Criminal Law, Universal History of Legal Thought 2