Holds a PhD in comparative law from the University of Trieste. He has been the Chair, Centre for Comparative Law in Africa, University of Cape Town; Professor of Comparative Law and Legal Anthropology at the University of Macau. He has published and edited some books and several articles on Comparative and African Law. He is a member of the International Academy of Comparative Law, and Vice President (Events) of the Juris Diversitas association, and a member of the editorial board of several law journals focused on comparative law and African law.
Affiliation:Università degli Studi di Palermo – Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e delle Relazioni Internazionali (DEMS); also Honorary Professor of African Law at the Centre for African Laws and Society of Xiangtan University (P.R. of China), Visiting Professor at the Somali National University in Mogadishu (Somalia), Adjunct Professor at Loyola University Chicago – John Felice Rome Center.
African law, legal aspects of BRICS, Chinese law