Claude Kirongozi Ichalanga
Dr. Claude Kirongozi Ichalanga obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Kinshasa School of Law (D.R.Congo) in 1989 and obtained his graduate degree from the same University in 1993. He worked as Assistant at the University of Kinshasa School of Law from 1996 to 2001 in the Department of Public International Law and International Relations. In 2001 he traveled to China, where he studied Chinese language at Peking University. He obtained a Ph.D. in International Law from Dalian Maritime University School of Law in 2006.
Dr. Claude Ichalanga is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Kinshasa School of Law and a Visiting professor at the University of Kisangani School of Law (D.R.Congo) and University Kongo School of Law (D.R.Congo). He has been a Visiting Scholar at the University of Maine School of Law since January 2008.
Dr. Ichalanga assists in the Public International Law class and the Law of the Sea class with a view to presenting the diverse perspectives of developing countries in these areas. He also participates in the activities of the Center for Oceans and Coastal Law. His area of research is the transformation of States (failed states, nation-building and reconstruction in post-conflict States, security in maritime ports, the fight against piracy in the West and Central Coast of Africa and the African East Coast).