Tatiana Rincón


Tatiana obtained a PhD in Law from the Carlos III University in Madrid, Spain, with a postdoctoral stay in political and moral philosophy at the Autonomous Metropolitan University (Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, UAM) in Mexico. She also has a Diploma of Advanced Studies in Logic and Philosophy of Science from the National University of Distance Education (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, UNED) in Spain and a law degree from the Universidad Externado de Colombia in Bogotá. 

She was an advisor to the National Commission for Reparation and Reconciliation (CNRR) of Colombia and a member of its Historical Memory Group. She was a staff member of the Foundation for Justice and the Democratic Rule of Law in Mexico, the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) in Washington, and the Colombian Commission of Jurists in Bogotá. 

Tatiana has been a consultant for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and the International Development Law Organization and professor at the Universidad del Rosario, Colombia in Legal Theory, Theories of Justice and Theories of Legal Argumentation. She currently advises the international area of I(dh)eas Litigio Estratégico en Derechos Humanos in Mexico.

Some of her articles are (in Spanish):

  • The never again of violence against women: the missed opportunity in political transitions (2019).
  • Taking law seriously: law in political transitions. About the transition in the Colombian case (2014)
  • Transitional justice: a conception of justice that assumes the atrocities of the past (2012)
  • Citizenship without political rights: a curtailed citizenship? (2014)
  • International human rights law: limit or constitutive element of democracy? On the Uruguayan transition to democracy (2012)
  • Gender Equity in the Access to Criminal Justice (2007)
  • The judicial decision in the construction of collective memory - an approach from the hermeneutics (2008)