Dr Lukman Abdulrauf is a postdoctoral fellow affiliated with the SARChi Professorship in International Constitutional Law at the Institute of International and Comparative Law in Africa. Lukman completed his LLM at the University of Ilorin, Nigeria in 2013 and LLD at the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 2016. His doctoral research, under the supervision of Professors Charles Fombad and Annelise Roos developed the ‘rights-based’ approach to data privacy protection based on insights from international data protection frameworks. Lukman has also published a number of articles on data protection. Prior to his doctoral research, Lukman lectured at the Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin, Nigeria.
In 2016, Alexia completed an internship at the Delegation of the European Union to South Africa. During her studies she worked as a tutor in the Department of Jurisprudence at the University of Pretoria and was affiliated with a number of University societies. In 2014, Alexia won the South African Round of the Phillip C Jessup International Moot Court Competition, and was awarded the prize for Best Written Submissions.
Research interests: international privacy and data protection law, surveillance law, information technology and human rights law and comparative law.