Sujit Choudhry – Professor par Excellence

Sujit Choudhry is an eminent expert and speaker on the constitution. He was recently invited to a workshop in Ukraine to provide his opinion about its administrative system and its current problems. The meeting was hosted by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance in conjunction with the the Center of Policy and Legal Reform. Mr Choudhry was one amongst a panel of experts which included Vladimir Valisenko, Viktor Musiaka, Thomas Sidelius, Sergyi Holovatyi and Sumit Bisarya. Sujit Choudhry explained at this convention that Ukraine’s shift to democracy has been a turbulent experience, because of many reasons such as a lack of strong political candidates, problems with the election system of legal bodies, the centering of power and division of functions between the top members of the country’s administration.

Sujit Choudhry is a well-known figure in the field of constitutional studies. He is a prolific speaker, and the invitation at Ukraine is just one among the many he has received over the decades.  Check for a relevant article.

Choudhry heads the Center of Constitutional transitions at Berkeley, California. He was former dean at the University of California and currently holds the post of I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law there. He has served in New York University as the Cecilia Goetz Professor of Law. He held the prestigious post of Scholl Chair at Toronto as well. He has contributed his expert knowledge to panels of several countries such as Ukraine, Nepal, Jordan, Yemen, India, Tunisia, Egypt and Libya.  More to read on

Choudhry graduated from law school at Toronto and attained his master in law from Harvard Law School. He has received several accolades during his educational and professional career such as the Rhodes Scholarship, Frank Knox Memorial and William E. Taylor Memorial fellowship. He is of Indian origin and was born in New Delhi in 1970. He has a long career of excellence in the subject of constitutional construction and transition. He is a prolific writer and recently authored several books. The notable titles are The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Constitution, The Migration of Constitutional Ideas and Constitutional Design for Modern Societies: Integration or Accommodation? Sujit Choudhry has established himself as a renowned leader of opinion about the constitution and its related matters.  For updates on his timeline activities, hop over to this.

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