René Urueña is a professor at Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia), a Max Planck Fellow in Law, and is currently a visiting research professor at the University of Lapland (Finland). He works on international law, has been counsel and several times an expert witness before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, and served as an adviser of the Selection Committee of the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (Colombia). René has been a Fellow at New York University, a docent at the Institute for Global Law and Policy at the University of Harvard, and a visiting professor at the City University of New York, and at the universities of Tel-Aviv, Utah, and Helsinki. He received his LL.M. (laudatur) and his Doctor of Law (eximia cum laude) from the University of Helsinki, and hold a postgraduate degree in economics from Universidad de los Andes (Colombia). He is also on LinkedIn.