Maria Pilar Cousido González

Fellow 2023/2025

▌▌▌ Professor at Complutense University of Madrid

Maria Pilar Cousido González is a Full Professor of Constitutional Law/Information Law at the Complutense University of Madrid. She is an authority in the field of Constitutional Law and Information Law. She earned her Ph.D. in Information Sciences from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), a law degree from UNED, and a diploma in European Communities from the Diplomatic School. She served as a Visiting Professor at the University of Winchester from 2014 to 2016 and as Maître de Conférences at Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II in 1997. She is the research director of the UCM Consolidated Research Group “Transparency, Good Governance, and Communication, TRABUCOM, 931036” and the director of Darecom, the International Online Journal of Communication Law. She was a member of the Government Expert Committee on Transparency Law in 2013 and is currently the Academic Secretary of the Faculty of Information Sciences at UCM. She has lectured on more than 140 occasions in various countries, including the United States, Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico, Germany, France, Slovakia, and the United Kingdom.

  • Complutense University of Madrid