Doctor Desia Colgan
|Qualifications||LLB, BProc, MEd, PhD|
|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.