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Florian F Hoffmann Professor of Law, Department of Law, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Brazil

Florian Hoffmann is a professor of Law at the Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Brazil, and an associate researcher in the Nucleo de Direitos Humanos (Human Rights Centre) of the Law Department. Prior to this, he was the Franz Haniel Chair of Public Policy (2010–2016) and the Director of the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy (2012–2015) at the University of Erfurt (Germany). Before this, he taught at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE; 2008–2010) and the PUC-Rio (2003–2008). His work has generally focused on the interface between law and politics, with his main research interest having been in international law and human rights and (international) legal theory. He is, with Anne Orford, the co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of the Theory of International Law (2016).