Ximena Benavides Reverditto

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Lecturer/Post Doc
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Ximena Benavides is a Postdoctoral Associate and Lecturer in Ethics, Politics & Economics at Yale University. She is also a Resident Fellow at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project and affiliate to the Yale Institute of Global Health. Interested in the intersections of law, ethics, and political economy, her research on equitable access to healthcare uses a health justice approach to analyze the financialization of healthcare, industrial policy, knowledge economy, and sustainable medical innovation. Her scholarship has been sponsored by U.S. research institutes, including Yale’s Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS) and the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, and is published or forthcoming in the U. of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, UPenn Journal of Law and Social Change, International Journal of Constitutional Law, peer-review journals, and edited volumes as book chapters. At Yale, she was a recipient of the Fox International Fellowship, the ISPS Policy Graduate Fellowship, the Schell Center for International Human Rights Fellowship, and the John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics, and Public Policy Fellowship. As a Yale Institute for Global Health Fellow, she worked for GAVI, COVAX Facility on the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines globally in 2021.

Before coming to Yale, Dr. Benavides practiced international finance and corporate law for more than a decade advising governments, international organizations, and the industry across regulated industries in cross-border transactions and international investment arbitration in New York and Lima, Peru, and held in-house legal counsel and corporate positions in the financial sector where she now collaborates on strategic diverse and inclusive governance. Born in Peru, where she received her law degree magna cum laude and was an Adjunct Professor in Law, she earned her Master of Laws (LL.M.) and Doctor of the Science of Law (J.S.D.) from Yale Law School, where she was Executive Editor of the Yale Journal of Health Law, Policy, and Ethics.

As a former Wurtele Gallery Teacher (2017-2022) at the Yale University Art Gallery, she lectures on the Art of Looking pedagogy to train visual intelligence, critical thinking, and inclusive leadership in interdisciplinary education.

J.S.D., Yale Law School, 2022
LL.M., Yale Law School, 2006
LL.B., Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2002
B.A., Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 1997

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