Sujit Choudhry is a Law Professor at the Berkeley Law School at the University of California. He is one of the first Indian-American Dean at the same school. He was Born in 1970 and attended Oxford University for a Bachelor’s Degree in law. He later attended Harvard School of Law and graduated with a Master’s in Law. He has built his reputation over the years due to his extensive knowledge in law, his experience and service in Constitutional building processes in different countries such as South Africa, Egypt, Libya, Nepal, Ukraine an Sri Lanka. Visit his linkedin.com page and read more of his works and timeline activities.
He is also a Director of the Center of Constitutional Transitions, an organization which works with over 25 experts from different countries in dealing with political and constitutional affairs. Useful info on independent.adademia.edu.
Sujit is also a leader of three other global joint research projects dealing with Security Sector Reforms, Territorial Cleavages, and Constitutional Transitions. His research focuses on a broad array of issues in comparative constitutional law and politics. He refers to the constitution as a tool in the management of the transition from violent conflicts to peaceful democratic politics. His research and policy outputs are set to be published in 2017. He also serves as a World Bank Institute consultant at the World Bank and at the United Nations Development Program. He is also a member of the United Nations Roster Mediator. More to read on sujitchoudhry.com.
As a director of the Center of Constitutional Transitions, Sujit Choudhry joined top constitutional experts in Kiev on July 10th 2017 to discuss the semi-presidential system in the Ukraine government and the constitutional challenges facing it. The Center of Constitutional Transition is responsible for the mobilization and generation of knowledge supporting Constitutional building. This is done through gathering and leading international network of experts in charge of producing evidence-based policy options. Therefore, helping the decision makers and agenda searching researchers. Additional article to read on law.nyu.edu.