Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies (CHRHS)

Carolina Silva-Portero

Carolina Silva-Portero

Research Associate, ALARI, Harvard University

Dr. Carolina Silva-Portero is a legal scholar and practitioner whose interests focus on the intersection between race and law, comparative law, race and ethnic studies, anti-discrimination law, legal history, constitutional studies, human rights, and gender. Dr. Silva Portero obtained her Science of Juridical Doctor (S.J.D.) degree at Harvard Law School in 2020 and has served as an advisor to international and domestic human rights organizations and previously worked as a legal advisor and as a senior researcher and acting director of a government think-tank in Ecuador doing research and policy analysis on human rights and constitutional law.