- Fellows for the Academic Year 2003-2004
Maria C. R. Rocha (Brazil)
Rocha is a Lawyer (Advogada) in Rio de Janeiro, where she works as an
independent legal consultant at other law firms, advising on international
trade issues. She was also an Assistant Professor at the Veiga de Almeida
University, as well as an invited lecturer in many other academic institutions
around the country.
received her Law Degree (Bacharelado) at the Federal University of Rio
de Janeiro (1994), where she also earned her Master's Degree in Law (1997). In
1998 she received a scholarship from the European Commission (Europe Aid-Latin
America-Alfa Program-Reséau Eulalia) that enabled her to conduct
research at the Coimbra University, Portugal, where she also obtained a
Postgraduate Diploma in European Integration Law.
always researched in the area of International Trade Law, especially dealing
with Regional Trade Agreements. She is currently writing a book about the
protectionist aspect of the Antidumping Law. She has a previously published
book about the MERCOSUR.
visiting the Jean Monnet Center she will conduct further research on the
development of the trade policy in the Free Trade Are of the Americas,
focusing on the antidumping system to be implemented in the region