Montserrat Perena Vicente

BBI International Programs Senior Fellow

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In early April of 2018, Montserrat Pereña Vicente, Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) Senior International Fellow, will be visiting BBI and attending events in Syracuse, New York, Los Angeles, Boston, and Providence.

Professor Pereña is a professor of law and senior researcher at King Juan Carlos University in Madrid, Spain. She is also the Director of Research Project funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness and the European Union entitled “Empowering People With Disabilities”. Her work primarily focuses on promoting legislative measures and the best practices that guarantee the preferences and will of each individual will be taken into account in all circumstances.

According to Professor Pereña, during her visit she will “explore the possibility of completing empirical research on supported decision-making in Spain”.

Professor Pereña will begin her visit in Syracuse and then to New York City to attend a lecture before heading to Los Angeles. In LA she will participate in the Saks Institute Spring Symposium at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law. She will continue on to Boston and attend meetings at Harvard University and will conclude her visit at Brown University.