Jaime Olaiz-González is Fulbright-Garcia Robles COMEXUS Mexico Studies Chair at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies during the spring of 2024. He is professor of constitutional theory, international law, and American jurisprudence at Universidad Panamericana Law School in Mexico City, Mexico, where he teaches, researches, and publishes on constitutional change, political transformations, international law, human rights, legal education, transitional justice, and constitutional adjudication.
During his Kellogg visiting fellowship, Olaiz-Gonzalez will work on his project entitled, "Constitutional Regressions: On Mexico's Ongoing Institutional Demolition," conducting research on the derivative character (or not) of Mexico’s model of constitutional amendment vis-à-vis the US experience of constitutional change.
Olaiz-Gonzalez has been a visiting professor at Fordham University Law School (Bronx, New York) and at the University of St. Thomas College of Law (Miami, Florida) and previously has been a fellow of the International Center for Transitional Justice and the Center of Human Rights of Universidad de Chile. He has been a member of the Sistema Nacional de Investigadores (SNI), Level 1, since 2016 and was a Fulbright-García Robles Grantee in 2008-2009.
Olaiz-Gonzalez holds a law degree from Universidad Panamericana and a JSD and LLM from Yale Law School.