Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Hope Welcomes Visiting Professor Dr. Nirmala Pillay
Hope welcomes Dr. Nirmala (Nirri) Pillay from Liverpool John Moores University who has joined the Political Science Department as a Visiting
Professor through the end of the Spring semester. She is teaching a two-credit
course entitled, "Democracy and Human Rights."
Dr. Pillay has taught at several universities on multiple continents - South Africa, New Zealand, United States and England. Her research interests include public law, especially human rights, international law, jurisprudence and legal theory. She also has extensive experience in research methodology including empirical research, having been a chief specialist researcher at a Research Funding Council.