Dries Velthuizen

Senior Researcher, Institute for Dispute Resolution in Africa, College of Law, University of South Africa

Dr Andreas Velthuizen is a Senior Researcher in the Institute for Dispute Resolution in Africa, College of Law, Unisa and a rated researcher with the National Research Foundation in South Africa. Currently he is doing trans-disciplinary research in endogenous knowledge management for dispute resolution, violent conflict prevention and restorative justice in Africa. His qualifications include a D Litt et Phil degree from Unisa for a dissertation with the title “The Management of Knowledge: A Model for the African Renaissance” and a Masters Degree in Strategic Studies. His current focus is on the research and development of community sites of knowledge, specifically by means of community-engaged participatory research on the endogenous conflict and dispute resolution practices of post-conflict societies.

Experience

  • –present
    Dr, Institute for Dispute Resolution in Africa (IDRA)