Sujit Choudhry is a professor of law currently teaching at Berkeley Law, University of California. He is renowned and recognized around the world for his knowledge and expertise in comparative constitutional law. Comparative law is the study of differences and similarities of laws between different countries. It is conducted to gain a deeper understanding of legal systems, to perfect the legal systems already there and to unify the legal systems from various countries. His knowledge and experience paved the way for him to advise countries such as Egypt, Jordan, South Africa, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Tunisia and Ukraine on their constitutional building processes. He is also a member of the United Nations Mediation Roster and has been a consulting for the World Bank Institute at the World Bank.
Mr. Choudhry started out his higher education at the McGill University and got a Bachelor of Science (1988–1992). Then, he proceeded to the University of Oxford (1992–1994) to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Law. In 1994 -1996, he was at the University of Toronto taking a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.). He then completed his Masters (LL.M.) at the Harvard Law School from 1997 to 1998.
His vast experience in the field of comparative constitutional law is what has made Sujit Choudhry an authority in the field. The following includes some of his work.
Supreme Court of Canada as law clerk (1996-1997)
University of California, Berkeley – School of Law as Dean and I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law – July 2014-present
Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law at the School of Law, New York University 2011-2014
Scholl Chair Faculty of Law, University of Toronto 2006-2011
University of Toronto Faculty of Law as a tenured associate professor of law 2004-2010
Global visiting professor of Law at School of Law, New York University September 2008- December 2008
Assistant Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto 1999-2005
Dean Choudhry is also the Founding Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions, which is the world’s university-based center that breeds and rallies information in support of constitution building.
He has published over seventy articles, book chapters, working papers and reports, some of which are available on Amazon for purchase.