Julena Jumbe Gabagambi is an Assistant Lecturer in Law at the University of Iringa, Tanzania. She holds a diploma in Law, Bachelor of Laws and an LLM in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice from Mzumbe University, Tumaini University Iringa University College and the University of Birmingham (UK) respectively. She is currently a PhD student at the Open University of Tanzania researching in the area of Restorative Justice. The title of her PhD research is “The Applicability of Restorative Justice Practices in the Tanzanian Criminal Justice System.”
She has worked as a Legal Officer with the National Environment Management Council and the National Organization for Legal Assistance. In addition to that she has worked with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in the capacity of Repatriation Assistant.
She teaches Criminal Law and Procedure, Transnational Criminal Law, Family Law, Law for Community Development, Child Law and National Protection of Human Rights in Tanzania.