Geo QuinotVice Dean, Faculty of Law and Professor, Department of Public Law at Stellenbosch University
Prof Geo Quinot is the Vice Dean of the Law Faculty as well as a professor in the Department of Public Law. He teaches Administrative and Constitutional law. He is a recipient of the University of Stellenbosch Chancellor’s Medal, the annual award for the most outstanding final-year student at the university, which he received upon graduating from his LLB degree in 2000. Other noteworthy awards that he has received include the Rector’s Award for Community Interaction, which he received jointly with Prof Sandra Liebenberg in 2008 and the CHE/HELTASA National Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award in 2012.He completed a LLM at the University of Virginia School of Law in the United States as a Fulbright Fellow and a MA in Higher Education Studies at the University of the Free State.His doctoral study focused on the topic of “the Judicial Regulation of State Commercial Activity.” His research focuses on administrative law, with a particular interest in commercial conduct of the state, including public procurement as well as legal education. He is the founding director of the African Public Procurement Regulation Research Unit and an editor of the African Public Procurement Law Journal.Prof Quinot was also appointed as a university teaching fellow for the period 2013-2015 with a focus on the development of a pedagogy of law in South Africa and he is currently participating in the national Teaching Advancement at Universities (TAU) Fellowship programme.