Ugo Mattei

Università degli Studi di Torino

Ugo Mattei is the Alfred and Hanna Fromm Professor of International and Comparative Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, in San Francisco, California and a full Professor of Civil Law in the University of Turin, Italy. He is the Academic Coordinator of the International University College of Turin, Italy, a radically new school where issues of law and finance in global capitalism are critically approached.

Ugo Mattei has many research interest – ranging from family and social policy, comparative welfare state, gender studies, work-family reconciliation issues, childcare and elderly care policies – and he particularly oriented the focus of his research on the study and practice of the commons. For his ground-breaking studies on the commons, in 2017 Mattei won the Elinor Ostrom Award for the Collective Governance of the Commons.