Biography

Ndjodi is currently pursuing a DPhil in Law and is researching on the right to water under the Namibian Constitution and International Law as a Daube Law Scholar at Linacre College, Oxford. Ndjodi was awarded the 2020 Thomas Linacre Studentship, which is awarded to two Linacre College students who have an 'individual contribution to College life sufficiently outstanding to merit this recognition'. 

Ndjodi previously completed three Oxford Masters degrees: the MPhil in Law as an Africa-Linacre Scholar, and the BCL and the MSc in Criminology as a Rhodes Scholar. He also completed an LLB and a B.Juris from the University of Namibia. Ndjodi's MSc Dissertation, awarded a distinction, was shortlisted for the top ten John Sunley Prize to celebrate impact and excellence in post-graduate research into penal issues. 

At present, Ndjodi is Research Director for the Oxford Human Rights Hub and serves as a founding Editor of the University of Oxford Human Rights Hub Journal. He is was Editor of the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal over a period of 3 years and was previously a Research Officer with Oxford Pro Bono Publico. Ndjodi has co-authored a book on 'The Law of Pre-Trial Criminal Procedure in Namibia' in 2014.

Ndjodi has served as a Legal Intern at the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights in Tanzania, as Legal Officer with the Law Reform and Development Commission of Namibia, and completed a brief clerkship at the Constitutional Court of South Africa. He was also the 2017-18 President of the Oxford University Africa Society. 

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Human Rights (social and economic rights)

Public International Law

African Law

Criminal Justice (Sentencing)

Competition Law

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