- PhD (University of Melbourne) (Australia)
- LLM (Hons) (University of Cambridge) (UK)
- LLM (University of Technology Sydney) (Australia)
- LLB (First Class Hons) (Moi University) (Kenya)
Dr Jackson Nyamuya Maogoto holds a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours from Moi University (Kenya); three postgraduate degrees from the University of Cambridge (Masters in Law with Honours), University of Technology Sydney (Masters in Law) and University of Melbourne (Doctorate in Law). In addition he holds postgraduate certificates (covering the fields of tertiary teaching, leadership & communication, project management and global sustainability).
His teaching and research interests are in Public International Law, Jurisprudence and Human Rights. His international law interests encompass the fields of international criminal law, international humanitarian and human rights law, use of force and peacekeeping, space law, counter-terrorism and private military corporations.
Jackson has published extensively in his fields of teaching and research interest. He is the author of six books, more than a dozen book chapters and numerous articles in refereed general and specialist journals in different jurisdictions and continents. He has participated and delivered numerous conference papers in domestic, regional and international fora.
His professional affiliations include: American Society of International Law, Asian Society of International Law, Australia & New Zealand Society of International Law, Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, International Law Association, International Institute of Space Law, International Society for Military Law & the Law of War, Law Reform Association (Australia), Royal Institute of International Affairs and The Nuclear Age Foundation.