Samuel K. Murumba

Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School

Samuel Murumba is a Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School where he teaches courses in Human Rights law and Intellectual Property. He was formerly a Senior Lecturer in Law at Monash University Law School, Melbourne, Australia, and a Teaching Fellow in Law at Makerere University Kampala, Uganda. Born and raised in Uganda, he obtained an LL.B honors degree from Makerere University and Ph.D and LL.M degrees from Monash University. He is a Member of the Board of Directors of Human Rights Watch, and of the Advisory Committees of both its Africa and Women's Rights Divisions. He is also a member of the American Law Institute, and an Adviser on its Project on “Intellectual Property: Principles Governing Jurisdiction, Choice of Law, and Judgments in Transnational Disputes."  He continues his life-long commitment to human rights, serving on the Board of Directors of Human Rights Watch, and on the Board's Policy Committee. In addition, he serves on the Advisory Board of its Africa Division. He is also a member of the Committee on Human Rights of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.