Kristen Petersen


Kristen Petersen is Researcher at ACJR and an admitted attorney (2009); she holds an LLB from the University of the Western Cape (2006) and an LLM in Human Rights Law from the University of Cape Town (2011/2012). Prior to joining CSPRI, she worked for the Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services as the Assistant Director: Policy & Research focusing on conditions of incarceration and treatment of offenders in correctional facilities in South Africa. She also previously worked in the legal services department of the South African Human Rights Commission.