Name: Nuno Garoupa

Occupation: Professor of Law

Fields of Expertise: Comparative Law, Law and economics, and Comparative Judicial politics

Nuno Garoupa is Professor of Law at Texas A&M University School of Law since 2015. Prior to this position, from 2014 to 2016, Nuno Garoupa was President of Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos in Lisbon, Portugal. He has also been a Professor of Law and the H. Ross and Helen Workman Research Scholar at the University of Illinois College of Law and Co-Director of the Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science.

He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of York (UK) and holds an LL.M. from the University of London (UK). He has a long established research interest in the economics of law and legal institutions. The results of this research have been published in top field journals, including the Journal of Legal Studies; the Journal of Law and Economics; American Law and Economics Review; Oxford Journal of Legal Studies; American Journal of Comparative Law; Cambridge Law Journal; Journal of Law and Society; European Review of Private Law; European Business Organization Law Review; and the Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law; 

He was Vice-president of the European Association of Law and Economics from 2004 to 2007, a Member of the Council of Administration of the International Society for New Institutional Economics from 2006 to 2009, and co-editor of the Review of Law and Economics from 2004 to 2010.

Nuno Garoupa has been awarded the Spanish Julian Marias Research Prize in 2010, and was Searle-Kauffman Fellow in Law, Innovation, and Growth at the Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth in 2009-2010, at the Northwestern University School of Law.