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Dr. Giselle Corradi

Affiliated Researcher

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  • Email Giselle.Corradi[@]
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Dr. Giselle Corradi's Bio

Giselle Corradi is a post-doctoral researcher. Her work focuses on the relationship between human rights and legal pluralism, with particular attention to gender and development. Informed by qualitative fieldwork in sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and Europe, her research shows how differently situated lay and professional actors’ experiences with multiple registers of law relates to normative and social change.

Research projects conducted by Giselle Corradi:

Dr. Giselle Corradi's Publications

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Dr. Giselle Corradi's Professional Positions

  • Postdoctoral researcher, Ghent University, Department of Constitutional Law and Human Rights Centre (2013 – ongoing)
  • PhD Candidate, Ghent University, Department of Constitutional Law and Human Rights Centre (2008 – 2012)
  • Social sustainability consultant, Durabilis Foundation (2006 – 2007)
  • Executive Secretary, Alfred C. Toepfer International Buenos Aires (1997 – 2002)

Dr. Giselle Corradi's Education

University Degrees

  • Doctor in Law, Ghent University, Belgium, 2012
  • Master in Comparative Science of Culture, Ghent University, Belgium 2005.
  • Bachelor in Law, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2002.


  • Spanish (mother tongue)
  • English (fluent)
  • Dutch (fluent)
  • French (fluent)
  • Portuguese (fluent)

Dr. Giselle Corradi's Sideline activities/memberships

  • Executive secretary Commission on Legal Pluralism
  • Chair of the Flemish Interuniversity Network on Law and Development
  • Editorial board member of the Journal Human Rights and International Legal Discourse
  • Member Scholar at Risks Network (SAR)
  • Member Latin American Network of Legal Anthropologists
  • Member of the human rights component of the VLIR-UOS Institutional Cooperation Programme with Mozambique Desafio
Dr. Giselle Corradi's work details
  • Contact Hours: On appointment
  • Visiting Address: Paddenhoek 5, 1st Floor, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
  • Postal Address: Ghent University, Campus Aula, Human Rights Centre, Universiteitstraat 4, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
  • Secretariat: +32 (0)9 264 69 51
  • Office hours: 09.00 h – 17.00 h
  • Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Dr. Giselle Corradi's expertise
  • Human rights and anthropology
  • Legal pluralism
  • Indigenous and customary law
  • Law and gender
  • Law and development
  • Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa


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