Sujit Choudhry On The Center For Constitutional Transitions
Launched in March 2012, the Center for Constitutional Transitions creates and mobilizes knowledge that supports the development of the Constitution. According to Sujit, the center is designed to provide updated research projects that help in useful constitutional advice. He says that his parents who are both professors have contributed to his professional success because they have always put a premium on higher education. His immigration background has also played a huge role by giving him a chance to experience a diverse range of stakeholders and histories.
One lesson that he has learned from different cultures is that you have to quickly adapt to the new environment and look at things from their point of view and respond to the people of that particular region.Choudhry always has a positive approach towards setbacks and believes that ideas should not be constant they should be reinvented to succeed.
As an expert in comparative constitutional law, Sujit Choudhry has been a recipient of awards such as William E. Taylor Memorial Fellowship and Cecelia Goetz Professorship. Read related article on law.nyu.edu. He attended McGill University to study biology and attained a B. A. in law from Oxford University. He also went to the University of Toronto for his L.L.B. Later; he acquired his L.L.M from the prestigious Harvard School of Law. He is the director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions that collaborates with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance to make reports concerning the Middle East and North Africa on the constitutional design. For his recent writings, click on activistpost.com
Sujit Choudhry served as Professor and a faculty director of the Global Fellows Program at New York University School of Law. He was also the leader of a student team that was selected to present papers at the University of Tunisia that held meetings politicians like President Mohamed Moncef Marzouki. Before, he also worked for Chief Justice Antonio Lamer of the Canadian Supreme Court. He served as his Law Clerk. Sujit also used to work for several universities including the University of Toronto where he worked as an Assistant Professor of Arts and Science. He was later appointed as an associate dean. In 2011, Sujit was named the Practitioner of the Year by the South Asian Bar Association in Toronto. Check bizjournals.com for his service and contact info.
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