Carlos Andrés Baquero-Díaz
Research Assistant

Carlos Andrés holds a LLM in International Legal Studies from NYU Law, where he was a Hauser Global Scholar and a 2019 recipient of the Jerome Lipper Award. He also has a JD from Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia), where he graduated as cum laude, and a BA in Political Science from the same university. Currently, he is a JSD student at NYU Law working on issues related to property and environmental law in the Brazilian Amazon region.

He worked as a researcher in the Global Justice and Human Rights Program at Universidad de los Andes on issues about race, access to law, and discrimination. After that, he was a researcher at the Center for the Study of Law, Justice and Society—Dejusticia working with indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities, environmental issues, and anti-discrimination cases in different countries in Latin America. He also works as legal advisor at the Racial Discrimination Watch, dealing with issues about racial inequality and law. More recently he worked on a joint project of the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice and the Columbia Center for Sustainable Investment about participation and extractivism in Latin America.

At the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, Carlos will be working for the Global Justice Clinic’s program on strategies to build community power to respond to the extractive industries in Haiti and in a report about legal empowerment of the immigrant community in New York City.



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