Silvina Pezzetta bio

Silvina Pezzetta Visiting Fellow

Silvina Pezzetta is an Argentinean CONICET researcher in animal law and ethics. She has been working on animal rights legal theory and animal ethics for the last ten years while also participating as Amicus curiae in relevant national and international court cases. She has taught animal ethics at the Buenos Aires University Law School (Argentina) and has been invited to deliver conferences around Latin America. In 2020 she won the Culture & Animals Foundation Award and the Tiny Beam Foundation Fellowship in 2021. She was a visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Law and International Public Law (Heidelberg, Germany) in 2019 and 2023. She does pro bono legal advice for animal NGOs and does dissemination work through social media and public speaking.