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Destaw Yigzaw, LL.D.

Adjunct Instructor
School of Leadership and Professional Advancement
Global Leadership

Phone: 719.246.9020


LL.D., Kyushu University (2012)
LL.M., Kyushu University (2009)
LL.M., Central European University (2006)
LL.B., Addis Ababa University (2001)

Dr. Destaw Yigzaw received his LLD from Kyushu University. His LLM in International Business and Economic Law is also from Kyushu University. He also holds an LLM in Comparative Constitutional Law from Central European University. His LLB degree (with distinction) was obtained from Addis Ababa University. Yigzaw was a full time faculty at the School of Law and International Studies of Unity University in Ethiopia, where he taught human rights law and jurisprudence for several years. He was also a part time lecturer of business law at the Commercial College of Addis Ababa University. His research and teaching interests lie in the fields of international human rights, international trade law and public international law.