Siang’andu, Ellah T.M

Department of Private Law

 Dr. Ellah T.M Siang’andu joined the School of Law in January, 2013. She specialises in Public International Law, Criminal Law and Penal Law. At present she serves as Assistant Dean (Research) and Associate Editor of the Zambia Law Journal. Prior to this, she served as Acting Assistant Dean (Undergraduate). She is currently a post-doctoral fellow under the NORHED/UNZA project.

As an emerging pre-emanate scholar of Public International law, Dr. Siang’andu has received several awards in international law such as participation in the United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme at The Hague Academy of International Law in The Hague, Netherlands in June 2017; scholarship to participate in the Summer Courses on Public International Law at The Hague Academy of International Law, The Hague, The Netherlands in July 2017; scholarship by the International Committee of the Red Cross to participate in the 14th All Africa Course on International Humanitarian Law in November, 2016 in Pretoria, South Africa; International Law Association Scholar Award to attend Biennial Conference held August 2016, in Johannesburg South Africa as well as the payment for three years’ worth membership to the International Law Association; the VLIR-UOS Scholarship for the International Training Programme (ITP) in Human Rights for Development (HR4DEV) with a focus on Transitional Justice in September 2015 in Leuven Belgium.

Research Interests

Criminal law, Transitional Justice, International Criminal Justice, International Criminal Law, Africa and the International Criminal Court, Gender and Penal Law.



  • (2017) Siang’andu, ETM. ‘Reflections on the International Criminal Court and its implications for Zambia,’ Journal of Multidisciplinary Research. ISSN 3471-71-2 

  • (2014) Siang’andu, ETM. ‘History of Institutions and Jurisprudence of International Criminal Justice’ 45 Zambia Law Journal ISSN: 1027 - 7862, 79 – 103.


Chapter in a Book

  • Siang’andu, ETM. (2019). The Use of International Criminal Law in African Countries, in: Sarkin, J. Nyawo, J. & Siangándu, E. (eds.), African Criminal Justice, Antwerp: Intersentia (forthcoming).

  • Siang’andu, ETM. (2019). Injecting the gendered concerns in Criminal law in: Munalula et al (eds), Gender and the Law in Zambia, Lusaka: publisher (forthcoming).

  • Siang’andu, ETM. (2019). Criminal law in Zambia Kluwer (forthcoming).

  • Siang’andu, ETM. (2019). International Law Cases and Materials with Zambian Perspectives Juta (forthcoming).

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