Jonathan Klaaren

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Jonathan Klaaren is a Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, serving at the Law School and with the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WiSER). He teaches, researches, and writes in the areas of human rights, competition law, and socio-legal studies. His most recent book is From Prohibited Immigrants to Citizens: The Origins of Citizenship and Nationality in South Africa (2017). His current research interests are in the African legal profession (including access to justice), competition and African international economic law, and law and migration. In 2016, he was appointed as an Acting Judge on the High Court of South Africa (South Gauteng).