José Juan Moreso
President of the Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona (2005-2013)
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José Juan Moreso is a Full Professor of Philosophy of Law at Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He obtained a Degree in Law in 1983 and a PhD in Law in 1988 from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, and graduated with a distinction on both occasions. He has mainly worked on the theory of law with a focus on the structure and dynamics of the legal system while applying the contributions of deontic logic. His most recent research covers the philosophical foundations of the Spanish Constitution.
He was a professor at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona from 1988 to 1995, and a full professor at the Universitat de Girona from 1995 to 2000. He was awarded an Honorary Doctoral Degree from the Universidad de Valparaíso (Chile) in 2010 and from the Universidad Privada Antenor Orrego (Peru) in 2013. He is also an Honorary Adjunct Professor at the Universidad Diego Portales (Chile). Moreso is currently Co-Director of the Philosophy and Law Collection at publisher Marcial Pons, which publishes several journals in his field, including Doxa and Ratio Juris. He has published more than 10 books and 200 articles and book chapters on his area of expertise. Additionally, he has supervised over 20 doctoral theses.
He served as President of Universitat Pompeu Fabra from 2005 to 2013. Since 2013, he has been President of the Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency (AQU).