Michele Riondino commenced as Professor of Canon Law and Children's Rights at ACU Law School in 2019. After obtaining his LL.M, M.Theol and B.Phil, Michele earned his Ph.D. at the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome, where in 2010 he won the prize "Sub Auspiciis Lateranensibus" for the best doctoral thesis of the year. In 2013 he became full professor of Canon Law at the same University, where he has taught also Children's Rights since 2010. In 2018 he was visiting scholar at Heythrop College-University of London focusing his research on law and religion in educational matters. From 2013 to 2016 he was adjunct professor of Canon Law at LUMSA University School of Law. He is member of the editorial board of "Apollinaris", the journal of the Lateran University Comparative Law School and of "Vergentis", the juridical review of the Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM). He is author of two books: "Famiglia e Minori. Temi giuridici e canonici (2011) and "Giustizia riparativa e mediazione nel diritto penale canonico" (2011; 2nd edition 2012). He is coauthor, with Manuel J. Arroba Conde, of "Introduzione al diritto canonico" (2015; 2nd edition 2017; 3rd edition 2019): the English translation was published in June 2019 under the title "Introduction to Canon Law". He is also author of several juridical articles published in Italian, English, Spanish and Portuguese. He took part, as keynote speaker, at numerous international conferences in Europe, America, Africa, Asia and Oceania.


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