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M.C. Mirow

Professor of Law


Education & CV

  • Ph.D. (law), Leiden University
  • Golieb Fellow, New York University Law School
  • Ph.D. (law), Cambridge University
  • J.D., Cornell Law School
  • B.A., Boston University
Curriculum Vitae


  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Legal History
  • Property
BiographyFaculty Selected PublicationsNews Items
M.C. Mirow is a founding faculty member of the College of Law and a member of the Florida bar. In 2019, he was elected a Vocal (Executive Committee member) of the Instituto Internacional de Historia del Derecho Indiano and a Corresponding Member of the Legal History section of the Academia Nacional de Historia (Argentina). The same year, he served as Chair of the award committee for the Peter Gonville Stein Book Award of the American Society for Legal History and a Visiting Professor at the University of Lille (France) and the Universidad del Salvador (Argentina). In 2016, he was a MacCormick Fellow at the University of Edinburgh Law School, and in 2014, he received a Golden Quill Award from the Florida Historical Society. He has previously 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. Mirow is on the Board of Editors of the Law and History Review and serves as a co-editor of the series the Legal History Library (Brill/Nijhoff). He is a Corresponding Member of the Instituto de Investigaciones de Historia del Derecho in Buenos Aires.

Recent Publications:

  • 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).
  • Latin American Law: A History of Private Law and Institutions in Spanish America (University of Texas Press, 2004, paperback 2009).