Marcelo Rodríguez joined the Daniel F. Cracchiolo Law Library as the Foreign, Comparative and International Law Librarian in February 2021. He came to us from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit in New York City where he spent three years as their Research and Outreach Librarian and in charge of classes through the Justice for All initiative. Marcelo also brings to the UA his research and librarian experience from the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Columbia Law Library, the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium, the International Criminal Court in the Hague, and the Law Library of Congress in Washington, DC.
Marcelo is active in numerous organizations, both nationally and internationally such as the American Association of Law Librarians (AALL), Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL), Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries (ACURIL), International Association of Law Libraries (IALL), Seminar of the Acquisition of Latin American Materials (SALALM), and the International Federation of Library Associations - Latin America and the Caribbean (IFLA-LAC). He is a columnist for slaw.ca and the creator of the international project Monitoring COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean. Born in Puerto Rico, he speaks Spanish and French fluently as well as reading knowledge in Hebrew and German.
Research topics of interest: International and Comparative Law, International Organizations and Supranational Unions, Latin America and the Caribbean, Territorial Law, Emoji Law, Social Media as Government Information
For recent publications, please check his ORCID and Hein.
ORCID: Marcelo Rodriguez (0000-0001-8078-7568) - ORCID | Connecting Research and Researchers