Gustavo Arosemena Solorzano is a researcher at the Maastricht Centre for Human Rights and the School of Human Rights Research of the Netherlands. His research focuses on the application of the right to a remedy to economic, social and cultural rights. In 2014 he obtained his PhD entitled "Rights, Scarcity, and Justice. An Analytical Inquiry into the adjudication of the Welfare Aspects of Human Rights".
He completed his law degree at the Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil (summa cum laude, 2005). Afterwards, he carried out master studies in international law at the University of Texas at Austin (Fulbright, 2007) and in human rights at Utrecht University (summa cum laude, 2009). He also did a summer internship at the Coalition for the International Criminal Court (2009). In between these activities, he worked for three years as an attorney in the area of public law in Guayaquil, Ecuador.