Professor of Law
Director, Center for Civil and Human Rights
Areas of Expertise
Human rights, international law
Carozza is the director of the Notre Dame Law School’s Center for Civil and Human Rights and chair of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, which is responsible for the promotion and protection of human rights in the Western hemisphere. He also is active in the Center for Civil and Human Rights and serves as director of its doctor of jurisprudence program in international human rights law. A faculty fellow in Notre Dame’s Kellogg Institute for International Studies and Nanovic Institute for European Studies, Carozza has served as a Fulbright lecturer at the University of Milan and taught at several other universities in Europe and Latin America. Carozza also serves as director for the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies.
Fighting for Global Justice – Directed by Prof. Paolo Carozza, the Center for Civil and Human Rights prepares a select group of international human rights lawyers to defend human rights and to transform the legal, social, and economic contexts in which they are violated.
Fighting For Human Rights – Law Professor Paolo Carozza fought the system and won, working with the Paraguayan government to enact legal reforms to outlaw the enlistment of child soldiers, improving the rights of children in that country.
Reconciliation in Politics? On The Meaning of Justice in the Wake Of Massive Injustice