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Staff Profile

Doctor Desia Colgan

QualificationsBProc, LLB, MEd, PhD
Phone 0117178418
Organisational Unit School of Law

Her current interests are concerned with issues around access to justice for poor and vulnerable communities, particularly with respect to informing and capacitating communities in accessing their socio-economic rights.

D esia Colgan is a lecturer in Law at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. In addition to lecturing in the law school she is also responsible for both lecturing and co-ordinating of a final year service learning course called Street Law and in co-lecturing at the School of Education in a course called Democracy and Conflict.

Her other passion is the ongoing development and research into educating for a democracy and the importance of building citizens of the future.