Sujit Choudhry: Founder of the Center of Constitution Transitions

Sujit Choudhry is a widely recognized Constitutional Law scholar and professor. He is the founder of the Center of Constitution Transitions. That organization generates and mobilizes knowledge to support constitution creation by bringing together and showing the way for international teams of experts to create evidence-based policy options for decision-makers and agenda-setting research. The Center utilizes over 50 experts from 25 different countries, and is in partnership with organizations and think tanks from across the globe. Sujitt Choudhry was motivated to create the organization as a function of his own work with struggling democracies. Sujit had worked to help build or rebuild the constitutions for a number of struggling nations, and discovered the lack of support research in the field. The center aims to fill this lack of knowledge, replacing the incomplete, out of date material available prior. Check his latest tweets, follow him on his page.

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Originally Sujit despaired when the project didn’t unfold precisely as planned, however he has learned that one has to constantly reinvent if one wants to succeed in one’s goals. Sujit Choudhry is proud of bringing together so many experts, leading practitioners and scholars, into a network, and considers it an overlooked achievement. Ahead for the center are a number of large, thematic research project partnerships.   For insight and views from Sujit, hop over to

Sujit Choudhry is the I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. He has lectured and taught in a dozen countries, and he has over 90 published articles, as well as a number of books. To read a recent article written by Sujit, hit on  Some of those include The Migration of Constitutional Ideas, The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Constitution, and Constitution Making. He is a member of the United Nations Mediation Roster, and has worked with the World Bank Institute at the World Bank as a consultant, and the United Nations Development Program. He has helped to create and refine constitutions in many countries including Egypt, Libya, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and Tunisia.  For more articles about Sujit, check

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