Dr. Chaloka Beyani is an Associate Professor of International Law in the Law Department. He is a Member of SG’s Expert Group of Experts to the High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement, former Chair of UN Special Human Rights Procedures, and former UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons.


He joined the Department of Law at LSE in 1996 and lectures in international law and human rights. He was formerly a Research Fellow at Wolfson College, Oxford, with Lectureships in Law at Exeter and St. Catherine's colleges, Oxford, and a Crown Prince of Jordan Fellow, Queen Elizabeth House, as part of the Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford.

He studied law at the University of Oxford (D.Phil) and at the University of Zambia (UNZA)(LLB, LLM). He has taught international law, human rights, public law, and criminal law at Oxford and UNZA. He is a Visiting Professor of International Law at the University of Toronto and Santa Clara University.

Dr. Chaloka has published articles, books, and papers, available on the London School of Economics and Political Science website