Lord Justice Professor, Constitutional Court of Uganda
Lillian Tibatemwa-Ekirikubinza, recently appointed to the Uganda bench as a justice of the Constitutional Court, previously served as a faculty member and administrator at Makerere University. The first Ugandan woman to qualify for an award of a PhD in Law, she also was the first woman to be appointed an associate professor and a full professor of law in East Africa. She was the first female deputy dean of Makerere’s Faculty of Law and the first woman to be named deputy vice-chancellor at that university. She is especially interested in the area of women’s right to education and has been recognized by the Forum for African Women Educationalists. She also has engaged in research on quality assurance in institutions of higher learning. Her work has been published widely, and her most recent books are Offences Against the Person: Homicides and Non-Fatal Assaults in Uganda and Criminal Law in Uganda: Sexual Assaults and Offences against Morality.