Patricia Palacios Zuloaga

Patricia Palacios Zuloaga

Room: New Academic Building 6.34
Tel.  020-7955-7240

Patricia Palacios Zuloaga is an LSE Fellow in International Law. She holds a Law Degree from the University of Chile, an LLM from Harvard University and a JSD from New York University. She has taught in Latin America in the fields of international human rights law, women’s rights and discrimination. Her JSD dissertation dealt with compliance and impact of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. She has worked as a researcher at the University of Chile’s Human Rights Center where she published books and papers in Spanish on topics such as international discrimination law and violence against women in international human rights law. She was a Stoffel Scholar at Harvard and a later went on to receive the Audre Rapoport Prize for Outstanding Scholarship on the Human Rights of Women. She is a member of the Chilean Bar.

Research Interests

Her research interests lie in the field of international human rights law, particularly international human rights adjudicative bodies, Latin American human rights law, transitional justice, women’s rights and gender and the law.


El Tratamiento de la Violencia de Género en la Organización de Naciones Unidas, Centro de Derechos Humanos, 2011.

La No Discriminación: Estudio de la Jurisprudencia de la Jurisprudencia del Comité de Derechos Humanos sobre la Cláusula Autónoma de No Discriminación, Centro de Derechos Humanos, 2006

Selected articles
and chapters in books

The Path to Gender Justice in the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, 17 Texas Journal of Women and the Law 227 (2007-2008).