Past Member

Paulina Ochoa Espejo

Social Science
Field of Study
Political Theory
From 9/2017 – 6/2018:

Who should have territorial rights? In this project, Paulina Ochoa Espejo turns to Derecho Indiano (Spanish Colonial Law) to find historical examples to argue that territorial rights do not belong to individuals, pre-political peoples, or legitimate states; instead it is grounded communities—pueblos—that do and should have these entitlements.

Dates at IAS
  • Social Science
Johns Hopkins Ph.D., 2006
University of Essex M.A., 2000
El Colegio de México Licenciatura, 1999
University Center for Human Values, Princeton 2013–2014 Fellow
Political Science, Yale University 2006–2014 Assistant Professor
División de Estudios Políticos, CIDE 2010–2011 Visiting Assistant Professor
Erasmus Institute, University of Notre Dame 2005–2006 Fellow