María Teresa Carballeira Rivera

María Teresa Carballeira Rivera is a PhD Doctor and professor in Administrative Law and lecturer of the Degree in Criminology at the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC). She is also the current statutory executive secretary of the Compostela Group of Universities (CGU) of the USC since 2017 and a member of the Academia Xacobea since 2022.

She has been visiting professor at several Universities such as Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Spain, University of Sassari in Italy, University of Western Brest in France and Università Luigi Vanvitelli in Naples, Italy. She has also held various academic positions in several entities.

Professor Carballeira is an expert in International Cooperation for Development and has been the director of several masters and postgraduate courses. On the other hand, her research interests lie, specifically, in the field of local government, urbanism, culture and environment.