Alvaro Santos is an Associate Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center. He teaches international trade, law and economic development and transnational labor law, and his scholarly interests also include international law and legal theory. Professor Santos' research analyzes the impact of the global economy on domestic labor regimes. He is author of The World Bank's Uses of the "Rule of Law" Promise in Economic Development, in The New Law and Development: A Critical Appraisal (Cambridge) (2006), which he co-edited with David Trubek. Prior to joining the Law Center, Professor Santos taught at the University of Texas as a Visiting Assistant Professor (2005-2007). He has taught at Tufts University, Melbourne Law School, and at the University of Turin-ILO Master's program.
Professor Santos earned an S.J.D. and LL.M. from Harvard Law School, and an LL.B. from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.