Robert Araujo

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Robert Araujo
Died Campion Center, Massachusetts.
Alma mater Georgetown University (A.B., J.D.)
Weston Jesuit School of Theology (M.Div., S.T.L.)
Columbia Law School (LL.M., J.S.D.)
Oxford University (B.C.L.)
Occupation Professor of Law

The Reverend Robert Araujo, SJ (October 30, 1948-October 21, 2015), was the John Courtney Murray Professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Formerly, he was the Robert Bellarmine University Professor in American and Public International Law at Gonzaga University School of Law (1994–2005) and an Ordinary Professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome (2005–2008).

He was a visiting professor at Georgetown University Law Center, St. Louis University School of Law, Boston College School of Law, and Fordham University Law School. He has an A.B.and a J.D. from Georgetown University; a M. Div. and a S.T.L. from the Weston Jesuit School of Theology; an LL.M. and a J.S.D. from Columbia University; and a B.C.L. from Oxford University.[1]

Starting in 1996, he was an advisor to the Holy See providing counsel on public international law, in that capacity, he was a delegate to United Nations General Assembly, to the 1998 Rome Conference on the establishment of the International Criminal Court and to the negotiation of the United Nations Declaration banning all forms of Human Cloning.[2]

He entered the Society of Jesus in 1986.



  1. ^ Robert J. Araujo, S.J., “Anti-Personnel Mines and Peremptory Norms of International Law: Argument and Catalyst“, 1 Gonzaga Journal of International Law (1997-98)
  2. ^ Washington State Bar Association, December 2001, Changing Venues, Honors and Awards