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Previous Tinker Visiting Professor Receives Honoris Causa Doctorat

by Bette Benson (LACIS Social Media/Outreach Intern, BA, LACIS, Pol Sci, & Intl Stud ’15)


Fall 2013’s Tinker Visiting Professor, Mauricio Garcia Villegas (Professor in the Institute of Political Science and International Relations, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia), was awarded an honoris causa doctorat by the Ecole Normale Superieur- Cachan in France on June 26th. Professor Garcia Villegas was selected thanks to his research which has contributed significantly to the current progress of sociology of law and legal theory in Latin America.

A link to Ecole Normale Superier’s announcement can be found here

Congratulations, Mauricio!