Josephine Ndagire


Dr. Josephine Ndagire, LLB (Upper class), (Mak); Dip LP (LDC), LLM (Notre Dame), SJD (Emory) (USA)


Dr Josephine Ndagire first joined the School of Law in 2009, as an Assistant Lecturer until 2011. She was appointed Lecturer in 2018. Her expertise, research and writing covers areas in criminal law, transnational organized crimes, international criminal law, transitional justice, human rights and international law. She is the convener of the faculty colloquia series and secretary to the University Staff Appeals Tribunal.

Dr Ndagire is also a Principal Consultant at Grundstein Consult and has consulted for several international organizations, including, UN Women, Office of United Nations High Commission on Human Rights, Intergovernmental Authority on Development, National Democratic Institute, International Development Law Organization and Penal Reform International, among others.

She was previously Head of Training at the International Nuremberg Principles Academy (Nuremberg, Germany), Senior Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law (Freiburg, Germany), Program Officer for Africa Fellow at the International Association for Women Judges (Washington, DC, United States) and Director of Legal Services at the Foundation for Human Rights Initiative.

Dr Ndagire holds a Doctor of Juridical Sciences (SJD) degree from Emory University (Atlanta, United States), a Master of Laws (LLM) degree in International Human Rights Law from the University of Notre Dame (Indiana, United States) and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from Makerere University (Kampala, Uganda).