Sujit Choudhry, a scholar immense passion for comparative constitutional law

Sujit Choudhry is a renowned Indian scholar and an expert in matters of constitutional law. He is the current principal for Center for Constitutional Transitions. Sujit Choudhry holds several degrees from various universities including the University of Oxford, the University of Toronto, Havard Law School, and McGill University. This scholar is considered a prolific author, lawyer, and educator.


Sujit Choudhry’s career

Currently, Sujit Choudhry is a professor of law at the University of California. Before joining this university, he held a similar position at the New York University and the University of Toronto. Sujit Choudhry is recognized for his immense contributions in matters of politics and constitutional law. His passion for these subjects has made him travel to numerous countries including Ukraine, South Africa, Tunisia, Jordan, Nepal, and Libya to these nations develop their constitutions.

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Having been in this line of work for more than two decades, Sujit Choudhry has garnered sufficient experience in handling stakeholder consultations, public dialogues, advisory work, and drafting memoranda. He has also perfected his skills and helped train government officials as well as civil servants on matters related to the constitution. His contributions and professionalism in this field have made him one of the most sought-after attorneys across the globe.


Sujit Choudhry accomplishments

Aside from advocacy issues, Sujit Choudhry has authored and published various papers, book chapters, reports, and articles. Among the works he has written include “The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Constitution”, “The Migration of Constitutional Ideas”, and “Constitutional Design for Divided Societies: Integration or Accommodation?” Sujit Choudhry has secured membership in some of the most influential boards in the legal field. He is a member of the International Society of Public Law (ICONYS), the International Journal of Constitutional Law (ICON), and the Institute for Integrated Transitions (IFIT).


Sujit Choudhry works have not gone unnoticed, he has been named an Honorary Member of Indian Constitutional Law Review Council. He has also received numerous scholarships and fellowship awards from various organizations including the Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship, Cecelia Goetz Professorship, Rhodes scholarship, and William E. Taylor Memorial Fellowship. This professor of law is married and has two children. When he is not pursuing his work commitments, he spends time with his family.

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