Onkemetse Basta Tshosa
Adjunct Professor of Law

Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023

Dr Onkemetse Basta Tshosa (Dr Tshosa) was born on 7 March 1965 in the Republic of Botswana. He received his Bachelor of Laws degree in 1990 at the University of Botswana, his Master of Laws in 1992 at the University of Lund in Sweden and his PhD in 1999 from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, United Kingdom. Dr Tshosa joined the Department of Law of the University of Botswana as a Staff Development Fellow, was promoted to Lecturer in Law and later to Senior Lecturer in Law. From 2005 to 2008, he was Head of the Department of Law at the University of Botswana. Dr Tshosa is an attorney of the High Court of Botswana and is currently a Judge on the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Tribunal. His areas of specialization are international law, human rights law and environmental law.