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María Guadalupe Martínez Alles

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María Guadalupe Martínez Alles

POSITION

Assistant Professor IE Law School

AREA

Comparative Private and Business Law

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María Guadalupe Martínez Alles is Assistant Professor of Law at IE University. She works in the areas of private law, tort theory and comparative private law. She teaches Torts and Contracts. Her scholarship draws on insights from modern cognitive and social psychology and employs an economic and comparative perspective to explore problems in tort law, consumer law, and punitive damages. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Tort Law, Journal of European Tort Law, Latin American Legal Studies, and Revista Argentina de Responsabilidad Civil y Seguros.

Martínez Alles graduated, summa cum laude, from Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, and holds an LL.M. degree from Universidad Nacional de Córdoba as well as an LL.M. and J.S.D. degrees from Yale Law School.

Martínez Alles was previously Professor of Law at Universidad de San Andrés. She has held visiting academic positions at Yale Law School, the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, and the University of Oxford. Prior to joining academia, she worked as a Law Clerk for a District Court Judge in Córdoba, as a Legal Advisor at the Córdoba Agency for Investment and Development Projects, and as a Legal Advisor at the Washington D.C. office of the Inter-American Development Bank.

Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Law, IE University, Spain, 2021 – Present
  • Visiting Professor of Law, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina, 2016 – Present
  • Assistant Professor of Law, Universidad de San Andrés, Argentina, 2014 – 2020

Education

  • Doctor in the Science of Law (J.S.D.), Yale Law School, United States, 2017
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), Yale Law School, United States, 2011
  • Magíster en Derecho y Argumentación (LL.M.), Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina, 2008
  • Abogada (J.D.), Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina, 2003

Publications

Articles

  • ‘Regulating Gender Stereotypes in Advertising: When Persuasion Reinforces Inequality’ (2019) 5 Latin American Legal Studies 287
  • ‘Punitive Damages: Reorienting the Debate in Civil Law Systems’ (2019) 10 Journal of European Tort Law 63
  • ‘La Regulación de los Estereotipos de Género en la Publicidad: El Rol de la Persuasión en el Refuerzo de la Desigualdad’ (2019) 5 Latin American Legal Studies 133
  • ‘Moral Outrage and Betrayal Aversion: The Psychology of Punitive Damages’ (2018) 11 Journal of Tort Law 245
  • ‘Daños Punitivos: ¿Cómo Sancionar Malas Prácticas Empresariales?’ (2015) La Ley 529
  • ‘¿Para Qué Sirven los Daños Punitivos? Modelos de Sanción Privada, Sanción Social y Disuasión Óptima’ (2012) 14 Revista de Responsabilidad Civil y Seguros 55

Book chapters

  • ‘Tort Remedies as Meaningful Responses to Wrongdoing’ in J. Oberdiek and P. Miller (eds), Civil Wrongs and Justice in Private Law (Oxford University Press 2020)
  • ‘La Dimensión Retributiva del Derecho de Daños: La Perspectiva de la Víctima’ in J. A. García Amado and D. M. Papayannis (eds), Dañar, Incumplir y Reparar. Ensayos de Filosofía del Derecho Privado (Palestra 2020)
  • ‘Desafíos Constitucionales de los Daños Punitivos: Los Problemas del Ne Bis In Idem’ in J. Rivera, L. Grosman, S. Elías and S. Legarre (eds), Tratado de los Derechos Constitucionales (Abeledo Perrot 2014) (with Patricio Nazareno)

Courses taught

  • Torts, Foundations of Private Law, Tort Theory, Advanced Torts, Topics in Behavioral Law and Economics: Consumer Law.