Antonio María Hernández, 2017-18 Senior Fellow, is Professor of Constitutional Law and Professor of Public Provincial Law and Municipal Law at the National University of Córdoba and Director of the Institute of Federalism of the National Academy of Law and Social Sciences of Córdoba University. He is currently Honorary President of the National Association of Constitutional Law of Argentina and Member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Centers for Federal Studies. He has authored and co-authored over fifty books on constitutional law, federalism, state constitutional law and municipal law.
He holds a Ph.D. in Law and Social Sciences from the National University of Córdoba, Argentina. His Baldy Center research will be to study and write on a constitutional comparative vision on American and Argentinian federations. Using an interdisciplinary approach, he will analyze the similarities and differences between the two, taking into account that the model for the original Argentina Constitution of 1853 was the Philadelphia Constitution of 1787. This research will build on Hernández previous work comparing Mexican and Argentinian federalism.