Ronaldo Porto Macedo Jr.

Visiting Professor

PhD in Philosophy and Legal Theory, 1997, University of São Paulo Law School - FDUSP
Masters of Philosophy, 1993, University of São Paulo
Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, 1987, University of São Paulo
Bachelor’s degree in Law, 1985, University of São Paulo

Ronaldo Porto Macedo Júnior holds a PhD in Philosophy and Legal Theory (University of Sào Paulo Law School - FDUSP, 1997), a Masters of Philosophy (University of São Paulo – USP, 1993), and a Bachelor’s degree in Law (1985) and Social Sciences (1987) from USP.

He has been a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School, a Visiting Researcher at Yale Law School, and a Post-Doctorate Fellow at King’s College School of Law. He is Professor of Political Philosophy and Legal Theory at São Paulo Law School of Fundação Getulio Vargas (DIREITO GV), Professor of Legal Philosophy and Legal Theory at FDUSP, and State Prosecutor in São Paulo. He has also been Professor at the Center for Transnational Legal Studies in London (2008-2009), “Kwa Geok Choo Distinguished Visitor” junto a Faculty of Law da National University of Singapore, (2013). and Comissioner at the Brazilian Administrative Counsel of Economic Defense (CADE). He currently teaches Legal Theory, Ethics, Law and Development and Philosophy of Law.

His books include: Contratos Relacionais e Defesa do Consumidor (“Relational Contracts and Consumer Protection”, 2a. ed. RT, 2006); Carl Schmitt e a Fundamentação do Direito (“Carl Schmitt and the Foundation of Law”, 2ª Ed., Saraiva, 2011); Curso de Filosofia Política (“Course on Political Philosophy”, editor, Atlas, 2008);Direito e Interpretação: Racionalidades e Instituições (“Law and Interpretation: Rationalities and Institutions”, editor, Saraiva, 2011). Do xadrez a cortesia: Ronald Dworkin e teoria do direito contemporanea (“From Chess to courtesy: Ronald Dworkin and contemporary legal theory”, Saraiva, 2013); Ensaios de Teoria do Direito (“Essays in Legal Theory”, Saraiva, 2013).

At Miami Law he teaches The Law and Development in Latin America.