Professor Sujit Choudhry Makes Democracy His Life’s Work

March 8, 2018

Lynne Fosse, Editor at CEOCFO Magazine, recently sat down with Sujit Choudhry of the Center for Constitutional Transitions to discuss the work he does as the Director of the Center. According to Choudhry, the Center works with experts all over the world to provide education and support to governments and decision makers in regard to newly formed constitutions ( They also help newly formed governments draft and policy and constitutions. He founded the institution because, as a law professor he saw the need for the many newly-formed democracies around the world to help those democracies make that transition. He credits the Center’s ability to bring together experts from all over the world and from many industries for a common good as his greatest achievement. He recognizes that it is this sharing of information and ideas that will extend far beyond his time and will make a lasting impact for future generations. It is this type of wisdom that makes Sujit Choudhry a true world-changer.

Choudhry has law degrees from three different countries; The United States, United Kingdom, and Canada. He hold degrees from Harvard, Oxford, and the University of Toronto. He is currently a law professor at the University of California-Berkeley School of Law after stops as a professor at New York University, and the University of Toronto. He is known as an expert of constitutional law and even served as a law clerk for the Chief Justice Antonio Lamer of Canada’s Supreme Court.

Choudhry is a Rhodes Scholar, (,  which is what brought him to the United States. His diverse background as an immigrant make his story that much more amazing. A firm believer in democracy, his purpose to create as many democracies in as many countries as possible. Sujit Choudhry is an arbitrator for the United Nations Mediation Roster and has worked for over 20 years as a constitutional advisor. Related article on

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