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M. C.  Mirow

M. C. Mirow

Professor of Law, Florida International University

Areas of Expertise

Latin American Legal History; Comparative Law; Property Law

    M.C. Mirow is a founding faculty member of the Florida International University College of Law, Miami. He is the author of more than 60 articles and chapters, and the author, editor, or co-editor of five books, including Latin American Constitutions: The Constitution of Cádiz and Its Legacy in Spanish America (Cambridge University Press, 2015), Florida’s First Constitution: The Constitution of Cádiz (Carolina Academic Press, 2012), and Latin American Law: A History of Private Law and Institutions in Spanish America (University of Texas Press, 2004). 

    In 2016, he was a MacCormick Fellow at the University of Edinburgh Law School and was elected a member of the Instituto Internacional de Historia del Derecho Indiano. In 2014, he received a Golden Quill Award from the Florida Historical Society. He served as a Fulbright U.S. Visiting Scholar in Chile, a Mentschikoff Fellow at the University of Miami, and a Kelley Lecturer at Davidson College. He has been a visiting professor in Bogota (Colombia), Lile (France), and Valparaiso (Chile). Mirow is on the Board of Editors of the Law and History Review and serves as a co-editor of the series, Studies in the History of Private Law (Brill/Nijhoff).

    Mirow holds a bachelor of arts from Boston University, a juris doctor from Cornell University, and doctorates from Cambridge University and Leiden University.