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Associate professor, Law School at PUC-Rio University; Marie Curie Fellow at IRIS/EHESS Paris; MSCA Fellow at the Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought (CCCCT), Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)

Associate Professor at the Law School of PUC-Rio University in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Marie Curie Fellow at EHESS Paris IRIS Lab. 2021-23

Visiting Professor at the University Paris Nanterre / CREDOF (Centre de Recherches et d'Etudes sur les Droits Fondamentaux)
Antonio is trained as a political scientist (Sciences-Po) and has received a Ph.D in Law (Carlos III University of Madrid)
His scholarship explores the politics of Human Dignity, the History of Human Rights, and Ethics of New Technologies.


  • 2014–present
    Associate professor, Law School - PUC-Rio University
  • 2021–present
    Senior research fellow, Marie Curie EHESS/IRIS Paris
  • 2010–2010
    Visiting Scholar , The University of Chicago - Pozen Family Center for Human Rights


  • 2006 
    Carlos III University of Madrid , Ph.D in Law
  • 2000 
    University Michel de Montaigne of Bordeaux , MA in History
  • 1998 
    Sciences-Po, Bordeaux , BA in Political Sciences


  • 2018
    The National Intangible Resources & their importance in the Current Knowledge-Based Economy, Management of Sustainable Development, (with S. Stan & C. Oprean-Stan) 10(2), 45-49,
  • 2018
    Humour et Subjectivités: Retour Critique sur le Film "Intouchables", Tempo Social ,
  • 2018
    A Proposal for an Intangible Ressources Management System at the Organizational Level, (with S. Stan & C. Oprean-Stan), Management of Sustainable Development, 10(1), 17-21. ,
  • 2018
    Human Rights & Neoliberalism (Rio de Janeiro: Lumen Juris),
  • 2017
    - Recognizing and Valuating Intangible Resources - Major Difficulties in Organizational Management. (with D. Dumitrascu & S. Stan). Management of Sustainable Development, Vol. 9(1), 33-38,
  • 2016
    The Remaking of Foucault (Rio de Janeiro: Lamparina) ,
  • 2015
    “Human dignity” (with Roberto Andorno), in: H. ten Have (ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Bioethics ,
  • 2014
    The Laïcité (Madrid: Dykinson) ,
  • 2012
    Feminism and the Law (Madrid: Dykinson) ,
  • 2010
    Human Dignity: Its Origins in the Classical Thought (Madrid: Dykinson),


Marie Curie Fellow