Sujit Choudhry is a University of California professor. He lectures at the School of Law in Berkeley. At one point, Sajit was the Dean School of Law. Before joining the Berkeley school, the professor taught at New York University and the University of Toronto. Sajit Chaundry is also an internationally recognized authority with a focus on politics and comparative constitutional law. He has spoken to audiences in over thirty countries. Follow Sujit on his (Facebook.com) page.
Professor Chaundry combines in-depth field experience and wide-ranging research agenda to play his role as advisor in constitutional building processes. He has assisted several countries in their legal procedures, refer aso to (Law.nyu.edu).
Professor Choudhry has law degrees from Harvard, Toronto, and Oxford, besides being a former Rhodes Scholar. He was also Chief Justice Antonio Lamer’s (Canada Supreme Court) law clerk. The professor has published over ninety reports, working papers, book chapters, and articles.
Sujit Choudhry plays the role of Founding Director at the Center for Constitutional Transitions. The body he created mobilizes and generates knowledge that supports constitutional building processes. It does this by assembling then leading international expert networks who complete research projects (thematic). The research offers practitioners evidence-based policy options.
In a recent interview with IdeaMensch, the professor stated that his idea for the Center of Constitutional Crises came about after he realized there lacks adequate, up-to-date research on constitutional matters. His typical day involves extensive reading, overseeing research projects, writing, and replying to emails. The professor brings his ideas to life by engaging with policy partners and utilizing practical examples.
Sajit Choudhry sees that we are living in exciting times because of the internet. He sees the internet as an opportunity to bring constitutional information to the masses. For the professor, his worst job was working a full-time academic administrator. It was not something he loved, so he was not happy. Here are some of the things Sajit Choudhry recommends to people coming up in different sectors
- Growth strategy- Be entrepreneurial, opportunistic, agile, and highly cost-effective.
- Always talk to people especially those on the ground. They have vital information.
- Do not focus on making everyone happy. Sometimes no one will be happy with your moves.
For Professor Choudhry, the best software he uses is FullContact because it excellently manages his contacts. The professor says if he were to start over, he wouldn’t hesitate going global quickly. Sajit Choudhry recommends the book Wiser: Getting Beyond Groupthink to Make Groups Smarter.