César Rodríguez-Garavito is Professor of Clinical Law at NYU and the founding director of the More- Than-Human Rights (MOTH) Project at NYU School of Law. He is the Chair of the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice and the Director of the TERRA Clinic at NYU School of Law. César is a human rights and environmental justice scholar and practitioner whose recent work and publications focus on climate change, Indigenous peoples’ rights, and the rights of nature movement. His latest books are More-Than-Human Rights: An Ecology of Law, Thought and Narrative for Earthly Flourishing (ed.) and Climate Change on Trial: Mobilizing Human Rights to Accelerate Climate Action (forthcoming).

Professor Rodríguez-Garavito has been a member of the Science Panel for the Amazon, an expert witness of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, an Adjunct Judge of the Constitutional Court of Colombia, and a lead litigator in climate change, socioeconomic rights, and Indigenous rights cases. He has conducted field research and environmental and human rights investigations around the world, including in Brazil, India, South Africa, the Caribbean region, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Kenya, Mexico, Peru, and the United States.