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About Sujit Choudhry

Sujit Choudhry is an internationally recognized authority on comparative constitutional law. He has been an advisor to constitution building, governance, and rule of law processes for over 20 years, including in Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Myanmar, Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Ukraine and Yemen. He has lectured or spoken in over 30 countries. He has worked in a broad variety of contexts, including during ceasefires and conditions of political violence, and his field experience includes: technical advice to multi-party dialogues, facilitating public dialogue sessions with civil society groups and other stakeholders, leading stakeholder consultations, performing detailed advisory work with technical experts, training civil servants and bureaucrats, engaging party leaders and parliamentarians, and drafting technical reports and memoranda in the field. He founded and directs the Center for Constitutional Transitions (CT), which generates and mobilizes knowledge in support of constitution building by assembling and leading international networks of experts to produce evidence-based policy options for decision-makers and agenda-setting research, in partnership with a global network of multilateral organizations, think tanks, and NGOs. CT has worked with over 50 experts from over 25 countries. Choudhry has published over 100 articles, book chapters, policy manuals, reports and working papers. His edited volumes include The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Constitution, Constitution-Making, Constitutional Design for Divided Societies, The Migration of Constitutional Ideas, Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions and Security Sector Reform and Constitutional Transitions (forthcoming). He is a member of the team preparing Comparative Constitutional Law: A Global and Interdisciplinary Approach (OUP).

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Present Professor of Law, Berkeley Law
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