Mr Gabriel Pereira
Gabriel Pereira is Doctoral Candidate in Politics and Assistant Researcher at the Department of Sociology at University of Oxford. He holds a Master Degree in Social Science (Democracy and Democratization) from the University College London, and a Law Degree from the National University of Tucuman. He was awarded an studentship from the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford; the Barbinder Watson Trust award from St Hughs College, University of Oxford; the Abbey-Santander Academic Awards, University of Oxford; and a Chevening Scholarship from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
His current research interests are human rights, transitional justices, and judicial politics in Latin America. He writes about transitional justice, human rights, and political theory.
He taught Comparative Politics at Black Friars College, University of Oxford (2011); and, Human Rights, and Theory of Decisions at the University of Tucuman (2003-2005). He was visiting scholar at the University of Palermo (2010) and at the Social Justice Initiative at Columbia University.
He was also a human rights practitioner in Argentina.
Teaching specialism, interests and experience
Comparative Politics - Human Rights - Political and Legal Theory
Judicial Politics, Constitutionalism, Human Rights, and Transitional Justice in Latin America
He was awarded an studentship from the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford; the Barbinder Watson Trust award from St Hughs College, University of Oxford; the Abbey-Santander Academic Awards, University of Oxford; and a Chevening Scholarship from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Conference Papers and Presentations
Pereira (2015) Las violaciones estructurales de derechos humanos y el reconocimiento de las obligaciones positivas del estado en la jurisprudencia de la Corte Suprema in Tratado de Derecho Constitucional, Abeledo Perrot (in print)
Pereira with Lessa, Olsen, Payne, and Reiter (2014) Overcoming Impunity: Pathways to Accountability in Latin America International Journal of Transitional Justice (paper accepted under revision)
Pereira with Lessa, Olsen, and Payne (2014)Persistent or Eroding Impunity? The Divergent Effects of Legal Challenges to Amnesty Laws for Past Human Rights Violations has been accepted for publication in our journal. Your article will appear in Issue 1 of Volume 47 (2014),
Pereira ith Engstrom, P. (2012) The Argentine Path to Justice: Amnesties and Trials for Human Rights Violations inAmnesty in the Age of Accountability, Francesca Lessa and Leigh Payne (eds.) Cambridge:Cambridge University Press.
Pereira (2011)Disadvantaged groups and political representation: The crisis of liberal political representationin The 2020 Argentine Constitution, Roberto Gargarella, Buenos Aires: Siglo XXI, 2011.
Pereira (2011) Female Political Representation: a Matter of Interest or Identity? (Reprsentation politique des femmes : identit ou intrt ?) Politique, 70, 2011,http://politique.eu.org/spip.php?article1481 .