Josephine Jarpa Dawuni is an Associate Professor of Political Science. She is a qualified Barrister at Law from the Ghana School of Law and holds a Ph.D. in Political Science at Georgia State University. She is the co-editor of International Courts and the African Woman Judge (2018) and Gender and the Judiciary in Africa: From Obscurity to Parity?( 2016). She is the founder and Executive Director of the Institute for African Women in Law.