M.C. Mirow

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Professor M.C Mirow FIU

M.C. Mirow
Professor of Law

Curriculum Vitae


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

M.C. Mirow is a founding faculty member of the College of Law. 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 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 Studies in the History of Private Law (Brill/Nijhoff). He is a member of the Florida bar and 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).