Penelope Andrews

Penelope (Penny) Andrews has been Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Cape Town (UCT) since January of 2016. Prior to joining UCT, she was President and Dean at Albany Law School and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the City University of New York. Dean Andrews has published four books and more than 50 articles and book chapters focusing on international human rights law, comparative constitutional law, gender and racial equality, and the judiciary. Her most recent book, From Cape Town to Kabul: Rethinking Strategies for Pursuing Women’s Human Rights, was published in 2012. She is a graduate of the University of Natal and Columbia University School of Law.