dhofisi

Main profile

Title: 
Mr
Full Name: 
David Tinashe Hofisi
About: 
David Tinashe Hofisi is a doctoral candidate with the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he is investigating the emergence of Constitutional Courts in common law Africa. He spent seven years as a Senior Projects lawyer with Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights. He has handled numerous public interest cases and argued before the Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe.  He is a 2015 Mandela Washington Fellow under the Young African Leaders Initiative. He also holds certificates in Constitution-Building in Africa and Strategic Human Rights Litigation from the Central European University in Hungary.He completed a scholarship on the role of private law in land investment deals at the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) and co-presented a paper at the 8th Viterbo Global Administrative Law Seminar in Rome, Italy. He coordinated the Civil Society Monitoring Mechanism and in that capacity, presented several papers on constitutional reform including before Parliamentary Portfolio Committees, at the local United States Embassy and at USAID Harare. Mr Hofisi is the holder of a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) Degree from the University of Zimbabwe and a Masters’ Degree in Rule of Law for Development from the Rome Centre of Loyola University (Chicago).
Nationality: 
Zimbabwe
Fields of expertise: 
Constitution-making
Courts and The Judiciary
Rights
Postal Address: 
1832 Capital Avenue Madison, WI 53705 U.S.A.
Telephone: 
263778498907
Cellular phone: 
263778498907
Fax Number: 
Gender: 
Male
Additional Email: 
hofisi@wisc.edu
Institutional Affiliation: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison

History

Member for
1 year 5 months