Anél du Plessis is Professor of Law and Acting Director: Research at the North-West University (NWU). Her scholarship focuses on the nexus area of environmental-, local government and different aspects of human rights law and city governance. She is editor of the first and still only extensive volume on South African environmental and local government law. She has published widely and supervised more than 40 post-graduate students and post-doctoral scholars in these areas. She coordinates the NWU's LLM Programme in Environmental Law and Governance since 2015.
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Louis Kotzé is a research professor of law and teaches international and African regional environmental law in the structured LLM programme at the NWU. He is also a senior professorial fellow in Earth system law at the University of Lincoln, United Kingdom. His research broadly encompasses three interrelated themes that he approaches from a transnational perspective: human rights, socio-ecological justice and environmental constitutionalism; law and the Anthropocene; and Earth system law.