Claudia M. Flores

Visiting Clinical Associate Professor of Law

(spring term)


Claudia Flores is Visiting Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School. She is also Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Chicago School of Law where she also acts as Director of the Global Human Rights Clinic. Flores’s research and advocacy focuses on international human rights, issues of inequality and failures of good governance and rule of law.

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Claudia Flores

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Education & Curriculum Vitae


J.D., New York University School of Law, 2002

B.A., University of Chicago, 1997

Courses Taught


  • Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic

Claudia Flores is Visiting Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School. She is also Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Chicago School of Law where she also acts as Director of the Global Human Rights Clinic. Flores’s research and advocacy focuses on international human rights, issues of inequality and failures of good governance and rule of law. Prior to joining the faculty at University of Chicago, Flores served as United Nations legal advisor to the governments of East Timor and Zimbabwe in constitutional and legislative drafting processes. Previously, Flores managed a USAID-funded program to combat human trafficking in Indonesia. From 2004–2008, she was a staff attorney at the national office of the American Civil Liberties Union in the Women’s Rights Project. Flores was a recipient of the Skadden Arps Fellowship of the Skadden Foundation and law clerk to Judge Harry Pregerson in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She was also a Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest Scholar and Sinsheimer Service Fellow at New York University School of Law where she earned her J.D. She received her B.A. in philosophy from the University of Chicago.