Diego Werneck Arguelhes is a Professor of Law at the Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (FGV Direito Rio), and is currently a Hauser Global Research Fellow at NYU Law School (Fall 2017). He holds an LL.B. and a M.A. (Public Law) from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), and LL.M. and J.S.D. degrees from Yale Law School.
His research focuses on judicial politics, the comparative design of judicial institutions, and the relationship between constitutional change and judicial behavior. Mr. Arguelhes is also a regular contributor to the Brazilian press on issues of constitutional law and Supreme Court decision-making, having been one of the founding editors (2015-2016) of the blog Supra: o Supremo Interpretado.
Mr. Arguelhes has previously been a visiting researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public and International Law in Heidelberg, Germany, (Spring 2016), and a visiting fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School (Spring 2017).