María Díaz Crego

María Díaz Crego holds a Ph.D in Law (Doctor Europeus) from the Complutense University in Madrid (Spain), conducting part of her doctoral research at the European University Institute (Florence, Italy). She is currently Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Alcala (Spain), where she also teaches European Union Law. She has been Visiting Fellow at the Hastings College of Law (San Francisco, USA), the Radboud University (Nijmegen, the Netherlands), and the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (Heidelberg, Germany). Her areas of expertise include the European Convention on Human Rights -having been appointed as trainee at the Legal Division of the ECHR- and its national reception; interaction problems between human rights international treaties and national law, especially within the European Union; and jurisdictional dialogue between the European Court and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. At Harvard, her research will focus on the impact of the Inter-American case law on the USA legal system.