South African Young Academy of Science

Emma Charlene Lubaale

Emma Charlene Lubaale

Emma Charlene Lubaale is an associate professor at the Faculty of Law of Rhodes University. She obtained her LLM and LLD degrees from the University of Pretoria in December 2011 and December 2015 respectively. Prior to joining Rhodes University’s Law Faculty, she taught and researched law at the University of Pretoria and the University of Venda. She is a Y-rated researcher by the National Research Foundation (NRF). In January 2020, she was appointed by the NRF to serve on the NRF Standing Panel for the Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) from 2020 to 2023. She has served as a law reviewer for publishers including Springer Nature, Routledge, Palgrave Macmillan, the Pretoria University Law Press, the Journal of Sexual Aggression, Speculum Juris, De Jure, South African Crime Quarterly and Journal of Law, Society and Development. Her current research interests are in criminal law from a domestic perspective, international criminal law, evidence, women and children’s rights.