Cori Wielenga

Cori Wielenga is a senior lecturer in the Department of Political Sciences and the deputy director of the Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation at the University of Pretoria. She holds a PhD in conflict resolution and peace studies from the University of KwaZulu Natal. Her research interest is in the intersection of state-led and grassroots justice systems during transitions. This has led to in-depth research on Rwanda’s gacaca courts, South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and comparative projects on the indigenous justice systems in South Africa, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Namibia.

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