PhD Law SOAS, University of London

Gus (as he is known) upgraded his Master’s to a PhD in Law in 2009 and his dissertation on “International Law and Child Soldiers” earned ‘high honours’. His academic interests lie at the intersection of international humanitarian law, human rights law and criminal law and he joined the Department of Public Law at the University of Pretoria on his return from London in May 2010. He took up an Associate Professorship in the Department of Public, Constitutional and International Law at UNISA in February 2013.