Ezequiel Gonzalez Ocantos
Ezequiel Gonzalez Ocantos is Associate Professor in the Department of Politics & International Relations at the University of Oxford, and Professorial Fellow of Nuffield College. In 2018 he received the Philip Leverhulme Prize in Politics and International Relations. His research seeks to understand the impact of international human rights law in domestic judicial politics.
In 2016 he published Shifting Legal Visions: Judicial Change and Human Rights Trials in Latin America (Cambridge University Press), which won best book awards from the American Political Science Association, the International Studies Association, and the Latin American Studies Association.
His work on comparative judicial politics and other topics has also appeared in the American Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Comparative Politics, and the International Journal of Human Rights, among other journals. Ezequiel is currently working on two projects, one that explores the impact of the jurisprudence of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, and another that studies the consequences of anti-corruption judicial activism in Brazil and Argentina.