Foreign, Comparative and International Law Librarian
Marcelo Rodríguez works as the Foreign, Comparative and International Law Librarian at the University of Arizona Law School in Tucson, Arizona. Previously, he was the Research and Outreach Librarian at the U.S. Courts for the Second Circuit and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. In the past, he has also worked at Columbia Law Library as well as in different capacities at the Central Library of the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium; the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands; and the Law Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. He is an active member of both the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) and the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL). He is a columnist for slaw.ca and the creator of the international project Monitoring COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean and Conference on Access to Information 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 include Access to Information, Transparency Laws, International and Comparative Law, International Organizations and Supranational Unions, Latin America and the Caribbean, Territorial Law, Emoji Law, Social Media as Government Information.