María Paz Madrid received her law degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile in 2016, graduating with highest distinction. Her dissertation, Origins of the Concept of Academic Freedom in the American Academy (1890-1915), was awarded the highest mark. During her studies, she served as a research assistant to various academic projects, while also acting as a teaching assistant at the Philosophy of Law Department. She has presented, and later published, multiple papers on legal theory in different international seminars. Ms. Madrid has worked as the Coordinator of the PUC Law, Science, and Technology Program and as the Coordinator of the International Seminar on Natural Law Board. She has served as an Adjunct Law School Instructor of the Philosophy of Law Department at her Alma Mater from 2016 to 2018, and currently at Universidad de Santiago (Chile).
Madrid earned an LL.M., magna cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame Law School (2020). Currently, as a J.S.D. student, she is working with Professor Nicole Stelle Garnett on two main topics. First, under Prof. Garnett's supervision, Ms. Madrid's dissertation will focus on the protection of NeuroData through property rights. The second topic focuses on the study of education law and policy in Latin America.