UP Law appoints Dr Joel Modiri as its Acting Head of the Department of Jurisprudence

Posted on October 12, 2020

Dr Joel Modiri of the University of Pretoria’s (UP) Faculty of Law (UP Law) has been appointed as the Acting Head of the Faculty’s Department of Jurisprudence from 1 October 2020.

In her reaction to Dr Modiri's appointment, Dean Professor Elsabe Schoeman wished him the very best with this new venture. “Congratulations on your appointment, Joel, and welcome to UP Law's management team.”

She also expressed “UP Law's heartfelt appreciation to outgoing Acting Head of Department Professor Anton Kok, for the services he has rendered in the Department and to UP Law”.

Observing #BlackHistoryMonth, the Faculty of Law at Oxford University is interviewing students, academics and alumni about their backgrounds, experiences, challenges and goals. Dr Modiri, an AfOx Law Fellow, was profiled as the Oxford University Faculty’s first interviewee.

- Author Elzet Hurter
Published by Hlengiwe Mnguni

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