Sujit Choudhry, Legal Authority and an Author

Sujit Choudhry is employed at the Berkeley School of Law at the University of California as a I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law. He is recognized internationally as a comparative constitutional law authority and an advisor on constitution building processes. He combines an in-depth field experience with a wide-ranging research agenda. He has lectured, advised, and spoken in more than two dozen countries. Professor Choudhry is also a United Nations Mediation Roster member and has been a consultant to the United Nations Development Program and the World Bank Institute.  Check this on


In addition to previous edited collections, Professor Choudhry recently released “Constitution Making,” a new volume available online regarding the process of creating constitutions and the complexities of making them in this modern age. It is a collection of academic contributions, classic topical articles, and case studies on constitutional law. It gives examples of various situations and those results and outlines the constitution-making decisions made by struggling democracies. He wrote the introductory chapter and co-edited the topical series with Tom Ginsburg, a fellow law professor at the University of Chicago Law School.


Additionally, Professor Sujit Choudhry is a member of the Board of Editors of the International Journal of Constitutional Law, is on the Cambridge Studies in Constitutional Law Editorial Advisory Board, the Editorial Board of the Constitutional Court Review, and is the Founding Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions.  More related posts here.


Based on, among his many other accomplishments was being the first person of Indian origin to be named a Dean of a top US law school, which was the University of California Berkeley School of Law. Sujit Choudhry obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Law from the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Toronto, and his Master of Laws from Harvard Law School.


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Three notable Fellowships were the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada’s William E. Taylor Memorial Fellowship, Harvard University’s Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship, and a Trudeau Foundation Fellowship. He was also awarded the Practitioner of the Year award by the South Asian Bar Association of Toronto in 2011.