Sujit Choundry; Prolific Comparative Constitutional Expert

Sujit Choudhry is a globally acclaimed expert in the field of comparative constitutional law. This can be defined as the study of constitutional systems comparatively. It simply entails the study of federalism, minority and group rights, decentralization, security sector oversight, constitutional building, among others.


His extensive research focuses on a wide array of arguments in the comparative constitutional development and constitutional law. In his methods, he employs a fundamental analysis of specific research methods that will be beneficial to the constitution building process.


Choudhry has vast field experience as an advisor to states such as Egypt, Libya, South Africa, Jordan, Sri Lanka, and Ukraine, in the process of constitutional development. He has also served as board member of various international organizations including; International publication of Constitutional Law, Constitutional Court Review, and the advisory panel for the Cambridge Studies in Constitutional Law.  Special info here.


Sujit Choudhry holds several law degrees from recognized institutions such as Harvard Law School, University of Toronto, and the University of Oxford. He also attended McGill University and earned a Bachelors of Science degree from McGill University.


He is currently the Professor of Law at the University of California tasked with teaching the I. Michael Heyman at the prestigious Berkeley School of Law. Sujit was the Dean of Law for two years.


He began his career by serving as a law clerk in the Supreme Court of Canada, under Chief Justice Antonio Lamer. He has also served as Scholl Chair at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, and the Cecilia Goetz Professor of Law at NYU School of Law, where he was the Dean of the Global Fellows Program.  Check for added posts.


In 2012, he created the Center for Constitutional Transitions, one of the first center based in a university that supports lawful building through developing and organizing supporting data and information. It uses international experts to handle research projects to offer empirically feasible policy options. The center currently has three ongoing collaborative efforts with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance.


Sijut Choudhry is a well-known author publishing over ninety publications and books such as The Migration of Constitutional Ideas, among others.


He has also received industry and recognition from his peers through various awards such as the William E. Taylor Memorial from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and much more.


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