J.S.D. candidate Law School - Yale University
Ximena Benavides is a Schell Center Research Fellow at Yale Law School and Lecturer at Yale College. She is a Doctor of the Science of Law (J.S.D.) candidate at Yale Law School, where she received her LL.M. in 2006. Before coming back to law school for her doctoral studies, Ximena practiced law both in New York and Lima and was a law professor in Peru, where she earned her law degree and B.A. in Humanities from Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru.
At Yale, Ximena is a Fellow of the Information Society Project and the Solomon Center for Health, Law & Policy at Yale Law School, and an affiliate with the Institution for Social and Policy Studies. Ximena researches and writes on issues of institutional corruption, health care policy, and health care innovation, at the intersection of social human rights and development. Her recent article, “Disparate Health Care in Puerto Rico: A Battle Beyond Statehood,” is forthcoming in the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Social Change.