Kasimbazi Emmanuel was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2017. As a fellow, Kasimbazi Emmanuel contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.
Prof Kasimbazi is a professor of Environmental Law and Policy and Director, Environmental Law Centre, School of Law, Makerere University, Uganda. He has taught law for over 22 years. He is former Deputy Dean, Dean and Head, Department of Public and Comparative Law respectively at School of Law, Makerere University. He is external examiner of various universities in Africa. He is a Senior Researcher and Consultant who has worked on different projects that deal with Environmental Law and Policy in Uganda and other African countries. He has advised governments, international & Regional Organisations & Non-Governmental Organizations on various aspects of International Environmental Law such as water, climate change, wildlife, oil and gas among others. He has published widely in the areas of environmental law and has earned international recognition. He is a board member and leader in different organizations and a member of various professional bodies. He is a fellow of the Uganda National Academy of Sciences and the World Academy of Sciences.