SUJIT CHOUDRY INDIA-AMERICAN DEAN

Sujit Choudhry was born in 1970 in New Delhi, India. He started his learning career at the University of Toronto Schools for his high school education. Later on, he joined the University of Mc Gill where he got a bachelor’s degree in biology. Being a brilliant student, Sujit Choudhry enrolled for BA in Law at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and subsequently earned an LL.B. from Harvard law school. His working career started in 1996 when he became a Law clerk to Chief Justice Antonio Lamer of the supreme court of Canada. In 1999 Sujit joined the faculty of the University of Toronto as an Assistant professor. He got his tenure in 2004. At the moment he is the director of the famous Centre of Constitution Transitions.

Sujit served as the Cecelia Goetz law professor at the New York University School of law where he served as the faculty director of Global fellows program. Being a top performer, he was named the Dean of the University of California Berkeley’s Law School that made him the first Indian-American Dean. Sujit is arguably a distinguished law professor. He has been hired as a constitutional expert to help countries in the constitution building process in the following countries; Egypt, Ukraine, Nepal, South Africa, Libya, Jordan, Sri Lanka and Tunisia. He has made himself a name globally and referred by his friends and Co-workers as the Law Expert. Sujit is currently Co-leading other three global collaborative research projects dealing with Security reforms, Constitutional affairs, and Territorial Cleavages.  Related article on blogs.law.nyu.edu.

Apart from being a distinguished scholar, the father of two is also a well-renowned Author. Most of his works are internationally recognized.He wrote a lot of journals and books. Some of his works remarkable works include; Migration of constitutional ideas and International Society of public law. Check indiawest.com.  He has also received several awards in his career, and they include; Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship and law practitioner of the year South Asian Bar Association in 2011. To learn more about his achievements, click law.nyu.edu.  Choudry has continued to make very significant improvement in the legal environment as well as motivating and mentoring many young men and women globally.  More to read here.

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