SOUTH AFRICAN RESEARCH CHAIR IN INTERNATIONAL LAW

Staff

PERSONNEL

CHAIR
Prof H.A. Strydom (B Iuris, LLB, LLM, LLD)

Email: hstrydom@uj.ac.za

Tel:  +27-11-5592468

FINACIAL MANAGER
Mr Freddy Mokudzeri
Email:  freddym@uj.ac.za
Tel:  + 27-11-5593812

ASSISTANT
Ms Tracy Kanhanga (LLM)
Email:  trkanhanga@uj.ac.za

POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW
Dr Yolandi Meyer
LLB, LLM (International Law), LLD (UP)
Research interests: International Environmental Law and Trade, International Human Rights Law, Sustainable Development, Climate change
Email:  ymeyer8@gmail.com

POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW
Dr Martie Bradley
LLB, LLM (International Air, Space and Telecommunication Law), LLD (University of Pretoria) LLM (Shipping Law)(University of Cape Town).
Research interests: The Law of Non-International Armed Conflict; International Criminal Law; The Law of State Responsibility; The Law of Treaties.
Email: mmbradley@outlook.com

POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW
Dr Swikane Ncube
LLB (Fort Hare) LLM (Stellenbosch) LLD (UJ)
Research interests: African Union Law, Democracy and Constitutional Governance, International Criminal Law, Collective Security, International Organisations and Terrorism.
Email: sixncube@yahoo.co.uk

POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW

Dr Cristiano D’orsi
Laurea (BA (Hon) equivalent, International Relations, Università degli Studi di Perugia, Perugia); Master’s Degree (Diplomatic Studies, Italian Society for International Organization (SIOI), Rome); two-year Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies (Master of Advanced Studies equivalent, International Relations (International Law) (Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies, Geneva); Ph.D. in International Relations (International Law) (Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies, Geneva).
Research interests: Legal protection of asylum-seekers, refugees, migrants and IDPs in Africa, African Human Rights Law, development of Public International Law in Africa.
Email: cd6jx@virginia.edu

POST DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW
Dr Esther Njieassam LLB(University of Buea, Cameroon), LLM LLD (NWU)
Research Interests: Human Rights, Social Justice, Environmental Law and Labour Law.

POST DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW
Dr Thompson Chengeta
Research interest : International Law, International Weapons Law, International Humanitarian Law, International Human Rights Law, Populism, Autonomous Weapon Systems, Armed Drones.
Email:  tchengeta@llm16.law.harvard.edu

POST DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW
Dr Benjamin T Kujinga
LLB, LLM (University of Fort Hare), LLD (Tax Law) (University of Pretoria).
Research interests: Pertinent International Tax Law issues such as International Tax evasion and avoidance and international cooperation on tax compliance issues.
Email: btkujinga@taxnlegal.org

ASSOCIATE RESEARCHER

Dr Aniel de Beer
BProc MBA (cum laude) LLM (cum laude) LLD (UP) LLB (Stell).
Research interests:International law in the fight against Terrorism, Prohibition of Terrorism
as a Jus Cogens Norm and the Use of Force
against Terrorists, Prohibition of Torture,
Peremptory Norms of General International law (Jus Cogens).

ASSOCIATE RESEARCHER

Dr Gus Waschefort
LLB (University of Pretoria), PhD (SOAS, University of London).
Research interests:Law of Armed Conflict/International Humanitarian Law, Law and Armed Conflict in Africa, The Law of Non-International Armed Conflict.