Sarah Kinyanjui

Senior Lecturer, University of Nairobi

Sarah Kinyanjui is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Nairobi, School of Law, Mombasa Campus. She also teaches a postgraduate course on Women and the Criminal Justice at the Southern and Eastern African Regional Centre for Women’s Law in Zimbabwe. Kinyanjui is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and accredited assistant counsel at the International Criminal Court. She holds a PhD in Law from the University of Leicester in UK and a Master in Laws in Development (LL.M with Distinction) from the University of Warwick in UK and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B Honours) from the University of Nairobi, Kenya.

Kinyanjui has research interests in criminal justice, restorative justice, human rights, international criminal law and transitional justice. While at the Institute of African Studies and the Department of Law and Legal Studies at Carleton University, Dr. Kinyanjui, in collaboration with Prof. Blair Rutherford and Prof. Doris Buss, will be working on a research project focusing on women and artisanal mining.