Professor Christina Murray

  • Professor Christina Murray

    Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)
    University of Cape Town, South Africa

Overview

Christina Murray is Professor of Human Rights and Constitutional Law at the University of Cape Town and, from March 2014 has been a senior member of the United Nations Standby Team of Mediation Experts with a focus on constitution making process. Between 1994 and 1996 she served on a panel of seven experts advising the South African Constitutional Assembly; in 2009 and 2010 she was a member of the Committee of Experts that prepared the 2010 Constitution of Kenya and in 2012 she served on the Constitution Commission of Fiji. She has advised on constitutional matters in other countries including Yemen, Libya, Nepal, South Sudan, Sudan and Zimbabwe. She has taught and written on human rights law (and particularly issues relating to gender equality, violence against women, constitutional rights for women and African customary law), international law, constitution-making and constitutional law including systems of government, multilevel government, fiscal federalism and traditional leadership.