Dr Danfred James Titus
Commissioner (Part time)
Date of appointment: 01 October 2009
Dr Danny Titus was appointed as a part time Commissioner at the South African Human Rights Commission in 2009. Before joining the Commission Dr. Titus was the acting head of Justice Training College in the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development from 2007 to 2008. From 2004 until 2008 he was the Deputy Dean for the College of Law at Unisa, prior to that he was the Dean in the Faculty of Public Safety and Criminal Justice from 1995.
Dr Titus obtained a Doctor of Laws (LLD) at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands in 1993 and his Dissertation was about “The applicability of the international norms of human rights to the South African legal system”. He completed his Masters in Laws (LLM) Doctorandas Juris in 1991 and he has an International Certificate in International Relations and Diplomacy from the Clingendael Institute of International relations in the Netherlands.
Dr Titus was promoted to Proffesor in Human Rights and Criminal Justice in 2003 at Tecknikon SA and thereafter Unisa. He is currently the Executive Director of
Culture ATKV (Afrikaans Language and Cultural Society)