Maria Paula Bertran

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She obtained her undergraduate degree at the University of São Paulo (2003). Her masters (2006) and PhD (2010) were obtained at the University of São Paulo Law School. She is an Associate Professor at the University of São Paulo (Ribeirão Preto Law School) since 2015. She is the Distinguished Brazilian Fulbright Chair in Democracy and Human Development. She was a Visiting Associate Professor at Stanford Law School during the Winter quarter, in 2020. She has written many articles and books.

Areas of Research

-Human development
- Distributive justice
- Mass litigation
- Philosophy of Private Law
- Consumer rights: drugs, food, predatory lending
- Financial regulation
- Fintechs

Research Groups

- Consumption, credit and mass litigation
- Legal aid and predatory lending clinic

Undergraduate Program Classes

- Methodology
- Consumer society and mass litigation
- Economic analysis of Law: classics, contemporary and critics