Researcher Profile

Celestine Nyamu-Musembi

Dr. Celestine Nyamu-Musembi

Senior Lecturer
University of Nairobi
School of Law



Celestine Nyamu-Musembi is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Nairobi School of Law, and a former Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies. She is a lawyer with inter-disciplinary training and experience in legal anthropology.

Her main areas of research interest include rights-based approaches to development, integrating participatory approaches into rights advocacy, access to justice at the local level, local implementation of international human rights standards, overlap between formal and informal legal regulation of land relations, gender equality in property relations and in governance reforms.


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