The Constitutional Law Professor; Sujit Choudhry

Sujit Choudhry is a law professor at the University of California. He has law degrees from Harvard, Oxford, and Toronto. He is the director and founder of the Center for Constitutional Transitions that mobilizes knowledge that supports constitution building by supporting experts to conduct research projects that offer practitioners evidence-based policy options. The organization works with multilateral organizations across the world that include think tanks, non- governmental organizations and Universities. Professor Choudhry is currently co-leading three research projects that are collaborative that will yield a report on policy outputs to be published in 2017. He has also served as a consultant to World Bank Institute, and United Nations Development Program and is a member of United Nations Mediation Roster. With reference from

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Professor Chowdhury’s research addresses several issues of comparative constitutional law that includes federalism, constitutional courts, bills of rights, official language policy and tools that manage transition for, conflict politics to democratic and peaceful politics and many more issues.

Professor Choudhry developed an interest in creating a global knowledge network that can assist the current constitutional democracies early in his career. He identified a gap that is lack of an up to date research on constitutional implementation and that this was a barrier to him whenever he wanted to offer constitutional advice. This is what gave him the idea to develop a center for Constitutional Transitions.  Listen to Sujit’s insight on things, click

His background of being an immigrant with degrees from three countries inspired and influenced him to pursue public policy in an objective manner. The fact that he was born in India and raised in Canada also influenced his global perspective. Professor Sujit Choudhry was born of educated parents who fostered his intellectual stimulation at an early age. His father was an Economics teacher at the University of Toronto and the mother was a nursing trainer.

The professor has worked at University of Toronto as the school chair and as a professor at New York University. He has published several book chapters, articles, and reports. Some of his books are; The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Constitution and The Migration of Constitutional Ideas, check These are just a few of his many remarkable achievements, click on law, and watch a video clip of his acceptance speech to one of his remarkable achievements.

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