Giovanna Gismondi


Adjunct Professor
Titulo Professional de Abogado, Universidad de Lima, 1994
LL.M. Georgetown University, 2001

Giovanna Gismondi is a Peruvian lawyer who began her career at The University of Oklahoma as an Adjunct Professor in the College of Law in 2002. She obtained her law degree from Universidad de Lima School of Law and her Masters in International Legal Studies from Georgetown University. Before coming to the United States, she practiced law in Peru for a number of years. She has received further training in international law at The Hague Academy of International Law, Harvard University’s Program for Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research, and the International Institute of Human Rights at Strasbourg.

Since 2005, Gismondi has also been with the College of International Studies (CIS). For CIS, she teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses. Her area of specialization includes International Law, International Human Rights Law, and International Trade.

Gismondi has also been consulted for various interviews regarding international law and Peruvian law by both domestic and international media.

Some of Gismondi’s major publications include: "Cases presented by Latin-American States before the International Court of Justice", which appears in the October 2009 edition of Gobernanza Global. Her article can be accessed here: (opens in a new window).  Another of her publications, "The Inter-American System and the Protection of Indigenous Peoples' Rights", can be found in Revista Athina, a law journal issued by the Universidad de Lima’s School of Law. An electronic copy can be accessed here: (opens in a new window).