Roland Adjovi, a jurist with extensive teaching experience, served as Academic Director at the Arcadia Center in Arusha (Tanzania) from 2009- 2013. He was responsible for all aspects of program development and delivery and for teaching among others the core course, "Tanzania in the Midst of Peace and Conflict: Contemporary Issues in East Africa." Mr. Adjovi provided a very strong background in working with African judicial and human rights organizations, including his experience as Senior Legal Officer within the Registry of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and as legal assistant for the Organization for African Unity which contributed greatly to the life and success of the Arcadia program in Tanzania. He was the lead counsel in a successful case against Tanzania before the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights.
In addition, to teaching on the Arcadia program in Tanzania, Mr. Adjovi brings extensive experience teaching at various U.S. and French institutions as well as serving as Editorial Assistant for the African Yearbook of International Law (through AFIL, the African Foundation for International Law). He has recently joined the Editorial Committee of the International Legal Materials. Mr. Adjovi earned his BA in Law and Public Administration from the University of Paris and then went on to earn a Master's degree in Political Science there and a LLM in Human Rights.
Mr. Roland Adjovi will be teaching a course on Politics in the Developing World at Arcadia University in the fall and a course in the spring as part of his contribution as Resident Scholar at The College of Global Studies for the 2013-14 academic year.