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Professor of International and Transnational Criminal Justice, University of Derby

Gerhard Kemp (BA LLB LLM ILSC LLD) is professor of international and transnational criminal justice at the University of Derby in the United Kingdom. He studied law at the Universities of Stellenbosch (South Africa), and Antwerp (Belgium). Gerhard’s research outputs (which include books, chapters in books and articles in scientific journals) focus on international criminal law, criminal law, criminal procedure, humanitarian law, and transitional justice. He is an assistant editor of the African Yearbook on International Humanitarian Law, regional editor of Criminal Law Forum, an editor of the South African Journal of Criminal Justice, and serves on the board of directors and executive committee of the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) in Cape Town. He is a senior research fellow at the Robert Bosch Stiftung in Berlin, Germany and a recipient of the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt research fellowship.


  • –present
    Professor of Criminal Law and International Criminal Law, Stellenbosch University

Grants and Contracts

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