Juliana Masabo is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Law. She is also an Associate Dean of the School, and the Acting Director, Centred for the Study of Forced Migration (CSFM). Dr. Masabo holds Bachelor of Law degree (LL. B (Hons)-2003), Master of Laws (LL.M-2005), University of Dar es Salaam, and Doctor of Philosophy degree (Ph. D-2012), University of Cape Town, South Africa. Dr. Masabo specialises in labour migration law, citizenship law, refugee law and human right law.

Dr Masabo’s knowledge and experience in his areas of specialisation cannot be overemphasised. She has done extensive research, teaching, and consultancy in labour migration law, citizenship, refugee law, human rights law and related areas. She has a strong track record of coordinating refugee-related projects commissioned by UNHCR, the Government of Tanzania (through the Refugee Services Department) and other key stakeholders. She currently coordinates a Master of Laws programme in Migration and Refugee Law; the first specialised LL.M programme in migration law in Tanzania and East Africa. The programme has, since its launch in 2012, served as an important training hub attracting students from all countries in the sub-region.

Dr Masabo is also an Advocate, Notary Public and Commissioner for Oaths. She is a member of Tanganyika Law Society, a Bar Association for Tanzania mainland and an affiliate member of the Geneva based Global Migration Policy Associates Network. Dr Masabo may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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