Dr. Mónica Castillejos-Aragón is a Lecturer in Legal Studies at UC Berkeley Law School. Professor Castillejos-Aragón has written and reported extensively on courts and politics in comparative perspective and international human rights. She currently serves as an advisor to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers and has contributed to drafting thematic reports on contemporary challenges on the independence of judges and lawyers worldwide, annually presented before the United Nations Human Rights Council and the General Assembly. She has clerked and conducted professional visits in judiciaries in Mexico, the United States, India and Colombia. She has wide-ranging experience engaging in rule of law, peace-building, and human rights advocacy around the world. She manages the rule of law portfolio of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in its United Nations Liaison office in New York. Dr. Castillejos-Aragón holds a J.S.D and LL.M from UC Berkeley Law School, and a BA from ITAM Department of Law, Mexico.
J.S.D, UC Berkeley Law (2011)
LL.M, UC Berkeley Law (2008)
BA, ITAM, Mexico (2004)
Monica Castillejos-Aragon is not teaching any Law courses in Fall 2022.