Dr.Mathias S. Nkuhi

Dr.Mathias S. Nkuhi



Teaching, Research and Consultancy

Area of expertise

Labour and Human Rights; Regional Economic Integration Law; and Co-operative Law and Policy.


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Short Biography

Dr. Nkuhi is a Lecturer, Researcher and Consultant in the Department of Law of the Moshi Co-operative University (MoCU). He holds the Doctor of Philosophy in Law Degree of the University of Mysore. He is also a holder of the degrees Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) and Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Mzumbe University and University of Dar es Salaam, respectively. Dr. Nkuhi is also a holder of Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Law School of Tanzania). He is an Advocate of the High Court and Courts subordinate thereto. Dr. Nkuhi has been in service since 2010; He has been involved in teaching, research and consultancy. Dr. Nkuhi has participated as a team member and successfully executed several consultancy undertakings, nationally and internationally. Some of the undertakings includes: COMESA/EU consultancy to review the co-operative policy and legislation for the Kingdom of Eswatini (formerly the Kingdom of Swaziland); the ILO consultancy for the preparation of co-operative societies regulations for Zanzibar; consultancy to review and harmonise co-operative societies and unions policies and other internal governance Instruments. Dr. Nkuhi has researched and published multiple scholarly pieces of writing in the areas of co-operative policy, legislation as well as human rights of workers. Moreover, Dr. Nkuhi is a trainer in policy and legislative issues relating to co-operative policy, law and working conditions and workers human rights. Administratively, Dr. Nkuhi has served and continues to serve in various posts. He once served as the Head of Department (Law Department), Chairperson of the MoCU Staff Integrity Committee and Member of the Judicial Body (Federation of International Students Association, Mysore). He is the incumbent Honorary Secretary to the MoCU Staff Association (MoCUASA) and member to the University Senate, University Workers Council and the Council of the Academic Staff Association for Public Universities and Colleges of Tanzania (ASAPUCT).