Prof. Johan D. van der VyverProfessor of International Law and Human Rights

    Research Profile

    Formerly a professor of law at the University of the Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, South Africa), Prof. van der Vyver is an expert on human rights jurisprudence and the international criminal court, and actively participated in efforts to end apartheid and bring constitutional reform to his native South Africa. Van der Vyver also has served as a fellow in the Human Rights Program of The Carter Center of Emory University.  He is the author of several books in Afrikaans and English, including and more than 300 articles on issues related to human rights and law and religion.

    Teaching Profile

    International Human Rights; Comparative Constitutional Law; Constitutional Change in South Africa

    Selected Publications

    “Implementation of International Law in the United States” (Peter Lang Publishers, 2010)

    “Leuven Lectures on Religious Institutions, Religious Communities and Rights” (Peeters Publishers, 2004)

    Co-editor with John Witte, Religious Human Rights in Global Perspective: Legal Perspectives (Martinus Nijhoff, 1996).

    Co-editor with John Witte, Religious Human Rights in Global Perspective: Religious Perspectives (Martinus Nijhoff, 1996).

    The Protection of Human Rights in South Africa

     

    Contact

    Phone: +01 404 727 6991

    Fax: +01 404 727 3374

    Email: jvyver@law.emory.edu
    Homepage: http://law.emory.edu/faculty-and-scholarship/faculty-profiles/vandervyver-profile.html

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