Ken E. Salo
Lecturer in Urban and Regional Planning
LLB, University Western Cape, 1993
LLM, University Cape Town, 1999
Professor Salo teaches and conducts research in the areas of
environmental justice, environmental racism, law and international
environmental policy, global justice movements, international
development and planning, and negotiation and conflict management.
Room 314 Temple Buell Hall
611 Taft Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
Current Research Areas
Environmental law and justice, international
human rights, food security and water sovereignty, political ecology
of resource conflicts, agrarian movements, sustainable agriculture,
and legal cultures in postcolonial societies.
||(forthcoming). “Contesting Liberal
Legality: Informal Legal Cultures in Post-apartheid South Africa’s
Privatizing Seafood Fishery.” African Studies Quarterly (September
||“Resurgent Local Legalities.” New
Agricultural Network Newsletter Aug 11, 2004.
||“Reinterpreting Organic as Alternate to Industrial
Food.” Agro-Ecology Newsletter Volume 13, Number 3.
|| Clark, BM., Hauck, M., Harris JM., Salo, K. and
E. Russell. “Identifying subsistence fishers, fishing areas, resource
use and activities along the South African coast.” South African
Journal of Marine Science 24:489-501.
|| Harris, JM, Sowman, M, Branch, GM., Clark, BM.,
Cockroft, AC., Coetzee.C., Dye, AH., Hauck, M., Johnston, A., Kati-Kati,L.,
Maseko, Z., Salo, K., Sauer, WHH., Siqwana-Ndulo, N and J. Beaumont. “The
process of developing a management system for subsistence fisheries in
South Africa: recognizing and formalizing a marginalized fishing sector
in South Africa.” South African Journal of Marine Science 24:405-424.
||Harris, J.M, Branch, G.M., Clark, B.M., Cockroft,
A.C., Coetzee.C., Dye, A.H., Hauck, M., Johnston, A., Kati-Kati, L.,
Maeko, Z., Salo, K., Sauer, WHH., Siqwana-Ndulo, N. and Sowman, M. “Recommendations
for the management of subsistence fisheries in South Africa.” South
African Journal of Marine Science 24:503-523.
Honors and Recognitions
||Teaching excellence award, UIUC (Incomplete List
of Teachers Recognized as Excellent by Students).
||Invited by the Cape High Court, South Africa, to
submit amicus curiae notarized expert opinion on subsistence
fishing in South Africa.
|| Elected to UNESCO-Africa program to promote environmental
science in high schools.