Chair holder, University: Prof. Dr. Maria Teresa Pizarro Beleza, New University of Lisbon
Prof. Teresa Pizarro Beleza graduated in Law (University of Coimbra) and went on to Cambridge University for an M.Phil. in Criminology. Her PhD in Law was awarded by the University of Lisbon, where she taught for many years before moving to the new School of Law of NOVA (New University of Lisbon) in 1998, where she is now Full Professor and Dean. Her main fields are Criminal Law and Procedure, Gender, Equality and Discrimination, Human Rights.