Dr. Sena Afua Dei-Tutu

Lecturer, University of Ghana School of Law

Dr. Sena Dei-Tutu is a lecturer at the University of Ghana law School where she has taught since August 2015. Her areas of research and expertise are Public International Law, Gender Justice,Security Sector Reform and Data governance.

Together with the Africa Digital Rights Hub, she is spearheading the establishment of an Africa Centre of Excellence on Data Governance and Digital Rights at the University of Ghana School of Law. She is also the co-editor of the book “African Data Protection Laws” which book investigates data protection and data governance development on the African Continent.

She is currently working as the legal consultant for Data Pop Alliance on a GIZ, Smart Africa sponsored program aimed at developing a Data strategy for Ghana.

Dr. Dei-Tutu holds a SJD degree from the Washington University School of Law and an LLM from the same university. She holds a certificate to practice law from Ghana School of Law and has a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Ghana, Legon. She has over 24 years’ experience in the fields of rule of law, gender justice and security sector reform in international and post conflict settings.

Dr. Dei-Tutu is a member of the Ghana Bar Association, the New York Bar Association, INPROL and the International Federation of Women Lawyers.