How Sujit Choudhry is helping rethink the approach of constitutional law

Professor Sujit Choudhry has made a name for himself in the reading, writing, and interpretation of the comparative and constitutional law. Over the years, Prof. Sujit has participated in the drafting, amending and writing of several constitutions in various nations around the world, making him a strong voice in that realm.

A graduate of Oxford, Harvard and Toronto Universities, Prof.Sujit has sat in advisory bodies and constitutional reform forums of countries such as Nepal, Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, Sour Africa, Sri Lanka and Ukraine. He is a former dean of constitutional law at the University of California, Berkely.

Through his organization, Center For Constitutional Transitions, Prof. Sujit Choudhry reaches out to like-minded thinkers creating a network of global persons committed to constitutional law. He uses the organization, for which he is the founding director, to conduct research and offer thematically oriented solutions to constitutional processes. With an experience spanning over forty years working with more than 25 countries, the organization has gathered information that is essential to the development of constitutional law.

The Centre For Constitutional Transitions has broadly strengthened efforts towards gathering and sharing knowledge in the field of constitutional law. Through partnerships organizations such as the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), the organizations aim at impacting lasting change in constitutional dispensations.

The 47-year old Sujit Choudhry was born in New Delhi, India and studied biology at the McGill University, B.A in law from the University of Oxford and LL.M from Harvard Law School.  Check

Prof. Sujit has been recognized for his works through awards such as the William E. Taylor Memorial Fellowship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and Trudeau Foundation Fellowship for his work in post-conflict constitutional law.   Related article here.

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As a scholar and academician, Prof. Sujit has authored over ninety articles, book chapters, working papers, and reports. He has also been an editor of various publications.  Read his latest work on

Prof.Sujit Choudhry has worked hard to achieve a recognizable status in his field. His works also stand as an icon to those who would like to step in his shoes. With his on going engagements in scholarly works and outside the academic circles, Prof. Sujit Choudhry seemingly has his hands full. Added details on

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