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Babatunde Fagbayibo

Professor of International Law, University of South Africa

He graduated with a doctoral degree in Public Law, with specialisation in regional integration law, from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. His research interest primarily focuses on the institutional development of the African Union, in particular the process of supranationalising the institutional architecture of the organisation. Other research interests include critical approaches to international law, international politics, transnational policy analysis, new paradigms of inter-state relations, and governance and democratisation in Africa. He has written widely on issues of African integration, democracy and good governance, and development in Africa. He has also granted interviews to print and broadcast media within and outside South Africa on African integration and development matters. He currently serve as the deputy editor of the Southern African Public Law journal and also a member of the editorial board of the African Journal of Democracy and Governance (RADG). He blogs at


  • –present
    associate professor of international law, University of South Africa


  • 2010 
    University of Pretoria, Doctor of law in Public law (with specialisation in regional integration law)

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    Associate Professor of International Law
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation