Carlos Andrés Baquero Díaz

Carlos Andrés Baquero-Díaz
Research Director of the NYU TERRA Program
The Earth Rights Research & Action

Carlos Andrés Baquero-Díaz is the research director of the NYU TERRA Program at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice. He graduated from the JSD program at NYU Law, where he worked on the intersection between property rights and environmental protection in tropical forests. Carlos Andrés holds an LLM in International Legal Studies from NYU Law, where he was a Hauser Global Scholar and 2019 recipient of the Jerome Lipper Award. He also has a JD from Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia), where he graduated cum laude, and a BA in Political Science from the same university.

His publications include a number of academic and wide-audience formats (such as podcasts, documentaries, and op-eds), and he writes about socio-environmental justice, property and environmental rights, and Indigenous peoples rights. Currently, he co-curates the More-Than-Human Life Project (MOTH) and the FORGE program, and serves as senior editor at Open Global Rights. He has taught classes on environmental law at Universidad de los Andes and currently is an adjunct professor on critical property and environmental rights at NYU Law School. He has facilitated workshops and seminars with human rights advocates, Indigenous peoples, and public officials, and worked for several research institutions and NGOs in the Americas.