Ana Cristina Carvalho is a post-doctoral fellow with CIGI’s International Law Research Program. At CIGI, she will undertake advanced interdisciplinary research on both environmental law and intellectual property law. She will research how international law can help promote access to environmental information and a new legal model to spread access to climate change information on a global scale, as well as topics of Internet Law and Governance.

Prior to joining CIGI, Ana worked as an attorney and was a professor at Mackenzie Presbyterian University in Brazil. She has taught various law courses for engineering, information technology (IT) and law students for a decade and has been a researcher on interdisciplinary projects regarding law and IT, as well as environmental law. Her research has been published in a number of Brazilian journals, in the MIT LINC Conference Proceedings and in The International Journal of Sustainability Policy and Practice.

Ana holds an LL.B. from Federal University of Paraiba in Brazil, an LL.M. in international law from the University of Sao Paulo and a Ph.D. in political and economic law from Mackenzie Presbyterian University in Sao Paulo.