Sebastián Cabezas Chamorro

Sebastián Cabezas Chamorro

Sebastián Cabezas Chamorro

Lawyer from the Universidad de Valparaíso, Master of Criminology and Criminal Law Sociology from the Universidad de Barcelona. He has been a researcher at the Centro de Estudios Criminológicos of the Universidad Central, at the Observatorio del Sistema Penal y los Derechos Humanos of the same institution. He is currently a professor in the Diploma in Criminology at the Pontificia Universidad Católica and in the Master in Human Rights and Citizenship at the Universidad Central. He has served as Executive Secretary of the Human Rights Program of the Ministry of Interior, head of the Coordination and Studies Unit of the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights. He was the first head of the Protection Division of the Undersecretary of Human Rights and also served as an attorney advisor in the Specialized Human Rights Unit of the National Prosecutor’s Office. He currently serves as President of the Committee for the Prevention of Torture in Chile.