JC Mubangizi
Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Head of College
University of KwaZulu-Natal

Before assuming the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of College, Professor John Cantius Mubangizi was a senior academic in the faculty of Law where he served as Deputy Dean (Howard College) for a period of two and a half years. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB), a Masters in Public Law (LLM) and a Doctorate in Law (LLD). He also possesses a Diploma in Legal Practice, a Diploma in Education and several professional certificates, including a Certificate in International Humanitarian Law, a Certificate in Human Rights and a Certificate in Leadership Development.

Professor Mubangizi is the author of a book entitled: The Protection of Human Rights in South Africa: A legal and Practical Guide. He is also the author of numerous journal articles on human rights and constitutional law. He has presented papers at several national and international conferences. Professor Mubangizi is an NRF-rated researcher who has consistently featured among the top 30 researchers of the University. In 2004 he received the University of KwaZulu-Natal Distinguished Contribution to Research Award.
Professor Mubangizi is a member of the UKZN Council and University Senate. He sits on several College and University committees, some of which he chairs.

‘The Protection and Enforcement of Socio-Economic Rights in Africa: Lessons from the South African Experience’ (2007) 15 African Yearbook of International Law 87 – 106.
Some Reflections on Recent and Current Trends in the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in Africa: the Gains and the Pains’ (2006) 6(1) African Human Rights Law Journal 146 – 165.
The Protection of Human Rights in South Africa: A Legal and Practical Guide (Juta and Company Ltd, Lansdowne 2004, ISBN: 0-7021-6 730-4)

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