Jânia Saldanha

Jânia Saldanha is a postdoctoral fellow in law at IHEJ – Institut des Hautes Études sur la Justice, Paris (2014-2015), with a CAPES scholarship. She holds a PhD in Public Law from the University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos (2000-2004). She holds a Masters in Latin American Integration at the Universidade Federal de Santa Maria,1999-2000). She was a professor at the Faculty of Law and at the Master’s Degree in Emerging Rights of the Global Society at the Universidade Federal de Santa Maria. At this University she was appointed to create the Affirmative Action Program. She is a full professor at the School of Law and at the Masters and Doctorate courses in Law at the Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos. In 2015, in public selection, she was chosen to occupy the post of visiting professor at IHEAL – Institut des Hautes Études de la Amérique Latine (2016-2017), at the Université Paris III, Sorbonne-Nouvelle. She is a permanent visiting professor of the Master’s course in Transitional Processes at the Universidad Catolica de Pereira, Colombia. She is a visiting professor at the Universidad de Medellin, Colombia. In 2018 she was a visiting professor and researcher at CEPEDISA-Center for Research in Health Law, Universidade de São Paulo. She is co-director of Once – Center for Human Rights and Business, at the Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos. His areas of interest are internationalization of law, legal cosmopolitanism, human rights, constitutional and conventional law, transitional justice and human rights and business. Jânia Saldanha has authored or co-authored scores books, reports, and articles, a list of which is available in http://lattes.cnpq.br/9285450415334580. She is fluent/native in Portuguese, French, Spanish, and speaks Italian.