Dr. Julieta Marotta

Academic Programme Director MPP

Research group(s):
2. Social Protection, Inclusive Innovation and Development
5. Innovation Systems Indicators and Policy
6. Migration and Development
7. ICT-enabled Innovation and Societal Transformations

Julieta Marotta is Academic Programme Director of the Master Public Policy and Human Development Programme (MPP). Julieta received her PhD from Maastricht University/United Nations University on access to justice and legal empowerment of victims of domestic violence. Her research interest is on inclusive forms of access to justice and legal empowerment through empirical legal research.

She is course coordinator and lecturer of Public Policy. Julieta also coordinated, lectured, and tutored, other courses for the MPP, for the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, for the Faculty of Law, and for the Maastricht School of Management on topics related to qualitative methods and multilevel governance. In addition, Julieta works as academic advisor for University Colleague Maastricht and as coach for the Premium project at Maastricht University.  

Julieta holds an LLB degree from the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina) and an LLM degree from Louisiana State University (US). Julieta is admitted to practise law in Argentina and has worked for law firms in Argentina and the US. Further, since the summer of 2016 she is a certified mediator by Tulane University (US) and Humboldt University (Germany).

She worked as coordinator for the Louisiana Civil Justice Center (US), was an intern at UNESCO, Institute for Lifelong Learning, and was a visiting researcher at the Institute for Foundation Law and the Law of Non-Profit Organizations at Bucerius Law School (Germany) during the fall of 2010. In the summer of 2017, Julieta was visiting researcher at the National Center for Access to Justice at Fordham Law School (US). More recently, during the summer of 2018, she was a visiting researcher at Oñati International Institute for the Sociology of Law (Spain).  

Research interests

  • Public Policy

  • Public Interest Law

  • Access to Justice

  • Legal Empowerment

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Empirical Legal Research




Selected publications by Julieta Marotta


Articles (journal, professional, popular)
Marotta, Julieta, 2018, El empoderamiento legal y las organizaciones legales estatales a la luz de las voces de las víctimas de violencia doméstica, Experiencias de Empoderamiento Jurídico en América Latina (Spanish version), NAMATI: 31 - 38, More information
Marotta, Julieta, 2018, Legal Empowerment and State Legal Organizations In Light of the Voices of Victims of Domestic Violence, Legal Empowerment Experiences from Latin America. NAMATI: 31-38, More information
Marotta, Julieta, 2018, Disposiciones que promueven el empoderamiento legal en víctimas de violencia doméstica, LLCABA2018(abril): 1, More information
Marotta, Julieta, 2017, El Empoderamiento Legal, Revista Juntas Somos Más(14): 10-11, More information
Marotta, Julieta & Agustín Parise, 2014, Argentina - On Codes, Marriage, and Access to Justice: Recent Developments in the Law of Argentina, Journal of Civil Law Studies (JCLS), 7: 237-268, More information


UNU-MERIT Working Papers
Marotta, Julieta, 2014, Means to improve access to justice and legally empower victims of domestic violence: An empirical legal study on legislation and legal offices in Buenos Aires, Argentina, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-074


Conference contributions
Marotta, Julieta & Agustín Parise, 2018, Herramientas de Mentoría y Coaching en el ámbito Universitario: Experiencias en el ámbito Local e Internacional, Faculty of Law, University Buenos Aires, More information
Marotta, Julieta, 2018, New Forms of Democratic Participation in the City of Buenos Aires (Argentina) as used by Victims of Domestic Violence, Workshop 2: Populism and Comparative Approaches to Democratic Theory. 20th General Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law. Fukuoka. Japan, More information
Marotta, Julieta & Agustín Parise, 2018, Family Law in Argentina: Recent Developments in Access to Justice, Biennial Meeting of the RCSL Working Group on Comparative Study of Legal Professions. Andorra, More information
Marotta, Julieta, 2018, Judges in the City of Buenos Aires, Workshop Gender and Judging in the Middle East and Africa: Emerging Scholarship and Debates. Oñati, Spain, More information
Marotta, Julieta, 2018, The Disadvantage of Treating the Judicial System as a Magic Wand: Lessons from Voices, Second Conference on Empirical Legal Studies in Europe. Leuven, Belgium, More information
Marotta, Julieta & Agustín Parise, 2018, El aprendizaje basado en problemas (ABP) y su aplicación en un ámbito multicultural, Conference, Faculty of Law, University Buenos Aires, More information
Marotta, Julieta, 2017, Innovative Strategies for Assessing Risk in Domestic Violence Cases and Obtaining Access to Justice , NACM ‐ IACA Joint Educational Conference, More information
Marotta, Julieta, 2016, Acceso a justicia y empoderamiento legal: Las víctimas de violencia doméstica en la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Universidad de Buenos Aires, School of Law, Buenos Aires, Argentina, More information
Marotta, Julieta, 2014, Tailor-Made Public Policies for Women Victims of Domestic Violence: An Empirical Study on Legislation and Legal Aid Offices in Argentina, IPSA – AISP 23rd World Congress of Political Science, Challenges of Contemporary Governance, Montréal, Canada , More information
Marotta, Julieta, 2014, Access to Leal Aid Offices that Legally Empower Vulnerable Groups: the Case of Buenos Aires, Argentina (2009-2014), LSE Social Justice in the Next Century, London School of Economics, London, UK , More information
Marotta, Julieta, 2014, Means to Improve Access to Justice and Legally Empower Victims of Domestic Violence: An Empirical Legal Study on Legislation and Legal Aid Offices in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 7th IACA Conference, Sydney, Australia , More information
Marotta, Julieta, 2012, Access to Justice and Domestic Violence: Expedite and Transparent Services for Victims as Implemented in Argentina (2009-2012), 9th LSRC International Research Conference, Rights and Wrongs? Developments in Access to Justice Magdalene College, Oxford, UK , More information


Theses
Marotta, Julieta, 2017, Access to Justice and Legal Empowerment of Victims of Domestic Violence through Legal Organisations in the City of Buenos Aires: A Qualitative Empirical Legal Study, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information


Other (editorship, media appearance, keynote, etc.)
Marotta, Julieta, 2018, Access to Justice: A Driver for the Sustainable Development Goals, M-EPLI blog, the Maastricht European Private Law Institute, More information
Marotta, Julieta, 2017, Access to Justice Initiative: Enabling Domestic Violence Survivors to Protect Themselves, Panel at Fordham Law School/National Center for Access to Justice, More information
Marotta, Julieta, 2017, Acceso a justicia desde la visión de las víctimas de violencia doméstica, Facultad de Derecho y Ciencias Políticas, Universidad Abierta Interamericana
Marotta, Julieta, 2017, Lessons from Voices: Empirical Findings on Domestic Violence and Legal Empowerment, M-EPLI blog, the Maastricht European Private Law Institute, More information


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