Valeria Ruiz

PhD Student in Law

Department of Law

English, French, Spanish
Key Expertise
Constitutional Theory, Legal and Political Theory, Criminal Law

About me

Thesis title

[to be confirmed]


Professor Nicola Lacey and Professor Peter Ramsay

Research Interests

Criminal law and criminal justice, Legal and social theory, Constitutional Theory

Valeria Ruiz is a PhD candidate in Law at the LSE, where she is in receipt of the LSE PhD Studentship. She holds undergraduate degrees in Law and Philosophy from Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, and an LLM (distinction) from the LSE. Her research focuses on the doctrine of the unconstitutional state of affairs in Colombian prisons and its implications in terms of the concepts of sovereignty and citizenship.