Andrea Boggio

Andrea Boggio

I am Professor of Legal Studies. My current research focuses on the relationship between science and society in a global dimension. My broader interests are on human rights law, global governance mechanisms, and comparative legal analysis. The publications listed below are from the past 5 years. For the full list of publications, visit Google Scholar (

JSD, Stanford Law School

JSM, Stanford Law School

LLD, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy

Romano, C. P.,Boggio, A., Right to Science, Max Plank Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law, 2021.

Boggio, A., Exposing Indicators' Fragility: Sally Engle Merry's Contribution to the Study of Governance Indicators, Law & Society Review, 2020.

Boggio, A.,Romano, C. P.,Almqvist, J., Human germline genome modification and the right to science: a comparative study of national laws and policies, Cambridge University Press, 2020.

Boggio, A., Would a gene-editing ban fit human-rights law?, Nature, 2019.

Boggio, A.,Knoppers, B. M.,Almqvist, J.,Romano, C. P., The human right to science and the regulation of human germline engineering, The CRISPR Journal, 2019.

Boggio, A.,Romano, C. P., Freedom of research and the right to science: from theory to advocacy, Manchester University Press, 2018.

Boggio, A.,WL Ho, C., The human right to science and foundational technologies, The American Journal of Bioethics, 2018.

Boggio, A., Population biobanks’ governance: A case study of knowledge commons, Governing Medical Knowledge Commons, 2017.

Boggio, A., The Legalisation of Gamete Donation in Italy, European Journal of Health Law, 2017.

Boggio, A., Compensating asbestos victims: law and the dark side of industrialization, , 2016.

Hemenway, D.,Ballabeni, A.,Boggio, A., Basic Research and Knowledge Production Modes: A View from the Harvard Medical School, , 2016.

Sorrentino, C.,Boggio, A.,Confalonieri, S.,Hemenway, D.,Scita, G.,Ballabeni, A., Increasing both the public health potential of basic research and the scientist satisfaction. An international survey of bio-scientists, F1000Research, 2016.

Santander Faculty Research Collaboration Award, 2017

Merit, 2015

Summer Stipend, 2015

Summer Stipend, 2014

Merit, 2013

Summer Stipend, 2013

Merit, 2011

Merit, 2009

International Law; Health Law; Business Law (US and International); Health Care Ethics/Biomedical Ethics; Food Systems; Science policy

I am working on a book project on science and human rights, analyzing Article 27 of the 1948 Universal Declaration and Article 15 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. The book manuscript will be completed in 2021.

International Bioethics Association

American Bar Association

Law and Society Association

International Association for the Study of the Commons

Academy of Legal Studies in Business