Prof. Miguel Poiares Maduro

Miguel Poiares Maduro is a Professor of Law at the EUI. He is a Doctor of Laws by the EUI and was the first winner of the “Rowe and Maw Prize”, and winner of the “Prize Obiettivo Europa” for the best PhD thesis at the EUI. From October 2009 to April 2013 he has held the Joint Chair in European Law with the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and the Department of Law at the EUI. In this capacity he was the founding director of the Global Governance Programme (GGP). From 2003 to 2009 Maduro was Advocate General at the European Court of Justice. In 2010, he was awarded the prestigious Gulkbenkian Science Prize for his outstanding work in the field of law. He has taught and teaches regularly at many institutions, including the College of Europe, Yale Law School, Universidade Católica de Lisboa, Universidade Nova de Lisboa and London School of Economics. He is the author of “We the Court -The European Court of Justice and the European Economic Constitution” (Hart Publishing). Recent publications include “The past and Future of EU Law” (eds, Hart Publishing) with L. Azoulai and “A Constituição Plural – Constitucionalismo e União Europeia” (Principia).