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Florencia Montal University of Minnesota Political Science 1414 Social Sciences Building 267 19th Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55455

Email: Phone: Website:

monta183@umn.edu 612-749-3482 http://florenciamontal.com

EDUCATION Exp. June 2019

Ph.D., Political Science, University of Minnesota Dissertation advisors: John Freeman and Ronald R. Krebs

2012

M.A., International Relations (with Distinction), University of Exeter, UK

2007

B.A., International Relations (Summa Cum Laude), Universidad del Salvador, Argentina

PUBLICATIONS Journal Articles 2017

2016

“Unintended Positive Complementarity: How ICC Investigations Increase Domestic Human Rights Prosecutions.” American Journal of International Law, 111(3), 689-723 (with Geoff Dancy). [Peer-reviewed] “From law versus politics to law in politics: A pragmatist assessment of the ICC’s impact.” American University International Law Review, 32(3), 645-705 (with Geoff Dancy).

Book Chapter 2013

“The Politics of International Criminal Justice.” In B. Arrigo and H. Bersot (Eds.) The Routledge Handbook of International Crime and Justice Studies. 125-146 (with David Armstrong).

Working Papers “Estimating state preferences from international investment treaty content” (with Carly Potz-Nielsen and Jane Lawrence Sumner). “Rage against the regime: civil society mobilization against investment arbitration in developed states” “Too many wrongs don’t sway the Right: Experience with investment arbitration and partisan politics” Other Contributions 2017 2017

2015 2010

“What makes a human rights campaign effective?” Contribution to Open Global Rights (with Cosette Creamer et al.). “Making Human Rights Campaigns Effective While Limiting Unintended Consequences.” A Literature Review on Human Rights. Commissioned by USAID (with with Elizabeth H. Boyle et al.) “The ICC’s deterrent impact. What the evidence shows.” Contribution to Open Global Rights (with Kathryn Sikkink et al.). “El programa nuclear de Brasil ante los nuevos incentivos de la sociedad internacional” Cuadernos de Actualidad en Defensa y Estrategia, 6:35-59 (with Federico Merke).


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GRANTS AND AWARDS 2018 2017 2017 2014 2013 2011

University of Minnesota Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship,$25,000 UMN Political Science Dissertation Research Fellowship $6,000 Travel grants for conference presentations,$260 Travel grants for conference presentations, $250 Fulbright Commission Scholarship, $12,000 University of Exeter, International Masters Scholarship Scheme $13,000

INVITED TALKS 2018

“Rage against the regime: civil society mobilization against investment arbitration in developed states.” Presented at the International Law Colloquium, University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION 2018

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“Estimating state preferences from international investment treaty content.” Presented at the Annual meeting of the Society for Political Methodology, Provo, Utah (with Carly Potz-Nielsen and Jane Lawrence Sumner). “Too many wrongs don’t sway the Right: Experience with investment arbitration and partisan politics.” Presented at the First Annual Upper-Midwest IR conference, Madison, Wisconsin. “Rage against the regime: civil society mobilization against investment arbitration in developed states.” Presented at the International Law & International Relations Junior Scholars Conference, Perry World House, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. “Between Investor Protection and Policy Space: Estimating ideal points from International Investment Treaty Content.” Presented at the Minnesota Political Methodology Graduate Student Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota (with Carly Potz-Nielsen). ‘Between Investor Protection and Policy Space: Estimating ideal points from International Investment Treaty Content.” Presented at the St. Louis Area Methods Meeting, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa (with Carly Potz-Nielsen). “Better BITs: safeguarding policy space through investment treaty provisions.” Presented at the Colloquium on Global Capitalism and Law, Buffet Institute for Global Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. “Unintended Positive Complementarity: Why International Criminal Court Investigations Increase Domestic Human Rights Prosecutions.” Presented at the Mid-Year Research Forum of the American Society of International Law, Chicago, Illinois. “The transnational politics of complementarity.” Presented at the Annual meeting of the Law and Society Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE Instructor 2013 Human Rights in International Politics, Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires Teaching Assistant 2018 International Law & Global Governance, University of Minnesota 2018 Becoming Stupid: Anti Science in American Politics, University of Minnesota 2012 History of International Thought, Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires 2009 International Relations Theory, Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires 2007-2008 Research Methods in the Social Sciences, Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires

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RESEARCH EXPERIENCE Research Team Leader. PIs: Elizabeth H. Boyle (University of Minnesota) and Cosette Creamer (University of Minnesota). Hired under a USAID grant for a project titled Making Human Rights Campaigns Effective While Limiting Unintended Consequences. A Literature Review on Human Rights Research Assistant for Dr. Jim Ron (University of Minnesota) Research Assistant for Dr. Kathryn Sikkink (Harvard University) and Dr. Leigh Payne (Oxford University). Hired under a NSF grant for a project titled Transitional Justice Research Collaborative Research Assistant for Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Former ICC Prosecutor

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2015 - 2017 2013 - 2015

2012 - 2013 SERVICE

Service to Profession 2016-2017 2015

Coordinator, Minnesota International Relations Colloquium Student representative, International Relations Faculty Search Committee Manuscript referee: Review of International Organizations

Service to Community 2016

Interpreter, Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha (CTUL)

NONACADEMIC WORK 2012-2013 2011 2007-2010

Carlos Manuel MuĂąiz Fellow for Academic Affairs, Argentine Council for International Relations, Argentina Intern, International Criminal Court, Office of the Prosecutor, The Netherlands Academic Affairs Coordinator, Argentine Council for International Relations, Argentina

SKILLS Technical skills R, LATEX Language skills Spanish (native), English (Proficient), Portuguese (reading comprehension) REFERENCES John Freeman John Black Johnston Distinguished Professor in the Liberal Arts Professor of Political Science University of Minnesota 1414 Social Sciences | 267 19th Ave. S. Minneapolis, MN 55455 612-624-6018 | freeman@umn.edu

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Ronald R. Krebs Beverly and Richard Fink Professor in the Liberal Arts Professor of Political Science University of Minnesota 1414 Social Sciences | 267 19th Ave. S. Minneapolis, MN 55455 612-624-4356 | rkrebs@umn.edu Cossette D. Creamer Benjamin E. Lippincott Chair in Political Economy Assistant Professor of Political Science University of Minnesota 1414 Social Sciences | 267 19th Ave. S. Minneapolis, MN 55455 612-624-4144 | ccreamer@umn.edu Geoff T. Dancy Assistant Professor of Political Science Tulane University 6823 St. Charles Avenue Norman Mayer Building, Room 316 New Orleans, LA 70118 504-862-8309 | gdancy@tulane.edu

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