School of Transnational Governance

Ruth Rubio Marín



Ruth Rubio Marìn

Gender Governance Cluster



Ruth Rubio Marín is Part-time Professor and director of the Gender and Governance Cluster of the School of Transnational Governance (STG). She is Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Sevilla, as well as member of the Faculty of The Hauser Global Law School Program at New York University. Previously, she has held a Chair in Comparative Public Law at the European University Institute. Professor Rubio has taught at several other prestigious academic institutions, including Columbia Law School and Princeton University, where she was selected as a Fellow for the Program in Law and Public Affairs.

Her research represents an attempt to understand how public law creates categories of inclusion and exclusion around different axes including gender, citizenship, nationality and ethnicity. Methodologically, she combines law and political theory. Professor Rubio is the author of over 40 articles and author, editor and co-editor of 8 books.

As a consultant and activist, Prof. Rubio has worked for several national and international institutions and agencies, including the UN and the EU, as well as NGOs such as the International Center for Transitional Justice. She has extensive in-country experience in reparation in post-conflict societiessuch as Morocco, Nepal and Colombia. She assisted UN Special Rapporteur, Rashida Manjoo, in drafting her report on Violence against Women on Reparations for Women Subjected to Violence. Most recently, she has been invited to deliver the 2019 Gruber Distinguished Lecture on Women´s Human Rights at Yale. Prof. Rubio has given talks and keynote speeches in over 25 countries, and is an occasional contributor to public opinion formation through editorials in national and international press.