Nicolás Espejo Yaksic

Associate Researcher

Nicolás holds a PhD in Law from the University of Warwick, Great Britain, a Master's degree in International Human Rights Law from the University of Oxford and a Bachelor's degree of Legal and Social Sciences from the Diego Portales University, Chile. Nicolás is a Visiting Fellow of Exeter College, University of Oxford and member of the Academic Board of the Children's Rights Observatory at the University of Leiden. He has been a permanent advisor to the United Nations on child protection for more than a decade.

Areas of interest: the relationship between children's rights and family relationships; the specialization and prevention of violence and access to justice for children and adolescents, disability and law, and the theory of Law and comparative constitutional practices.