Danielle Anne Pamplona

Research Visitor, Hilary Term 2022


Danielle Anne Pamplona is a Full Professor at the Law School at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, teaching courses on Constitutional Law, International Human Rights Law and Business and Human Rights. 

Her field of research is on Business and Human Rights. She was a PostDoctoral Fellow at the Washington College of Law (American University, Washington, DC). She completed her PhD at Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina and her Master at Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo. She is Vice-Director of the Latin American Business and Human Rights Scholars Association. She is a member of the Bar Association and of its Commission on the Global Compact. In the last few years, she has also worked as a consultant on Business and Human Rights related issues.

She also coordinates the Human Rights Clinic at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná where she has the opportunity to implement projects with civil society and the judiciary. Some of the projects are organized and implemented jointly with groups from other Universities and civil society in Brazil and abroad, as some amicus curiae presented to the Inter-American Court on Human Rights. She is head of a Research Group on Business and Human Rights that has numerous publications on the topic of fundamental rights and impacts of corporations on human and environmental rights.

Danielle has works published on the role of the Brazilian Supreme Court on fundamental rights cases; public policies on socio-environmental issues; tools to guarantee victims’ protection and redress from human rights violations; State’s obligations regarding fundamental rights.

While visiting the Bonavero Institute as a Visiting Researcher, Danielle will carry out independent self-directed research and writing on civil liability of corporations and its directors for human rights violations. The research will lead to a paper to be published in 2022.