Eloisa C. Rodriguez-Dod
Professor of Law
B.B.A., University of Miami
M.B.A., Florida International University
J.D., University of Miami Law School
Professor Eloisa C. Rodriguez-Dod joined the FIU College of Law faculty in 2012. Prior to joining FIU, she was a Professor of Law at NSU College of Law, where she also served as the Academic Director of its University of Barcelona dual-degree program. She has been selected “Professor of the Year” at both law schools.
Before joining academia, she practiced law at White & Case. She graduated cum laude from University of Miami Law School in 1990, where she was elected Special Features and Reports Editor of the Inter-American Law Review and was inducted into Order of the Coif. She holds a B.A. in International Marketing & Finance from the University of Miami, where she graduated magna cum laude, and an M.B.A. from Florida International University.
Her scholarship focuses on the necessary balancing of autonomy versus societal goals. Her work includes books, monographs, book chapters, and law review articles. She has been cited, quoted, and excerpted in texts, scholarly books, articles, academic blogs, and leading treatises. She is frequently invited to speak at panels and legal conferences. One of her recent papers, The Intersection of Law, Religion, and Infectious Disease on the Handling and Disposition of Human Remains, was selected by the Petrie-Flom Center for Heath Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School for presentation at its 2015 annual conference.
Professor Rodriguez-Dod is a recognized authority in property, estates, and real estate transactions. She teaches Property, Wills & Trusts, and Elder Law, and has also taught courses in Real Estate Transactions & Finance and Landlord/Tenant law. She has been a member of The Florida Bar since 1990.