Having lectured in two dozen countries or more, Sujit Choudhry has advised on constitutional transitions and laws to a number of distinguished national leaders. He is an internationally recognized authority on constitutional law, and has helped in research in constitutionality in areas such as Egypt, Libya, South Africa, and Ukraine. He has helped emerging democracies cope with the idea of constitutions and how a constitutional democracy works. He has written about the movement and migration of constitutional ideas and remains active in helping governments and peoples cope with the transition to democracy within a constitutional framework.
He has spoken on the problems of violent conflict resolution by the use of constitutional design; that is, he has shown how the implementation of constitutional law can help end conflict and allow for the orderly propagation and transition from authoritarian oppressive governments to more peaceful democratic ones.
He has undertaken the tasks of trying to explain how a constitution will work in ethnically divided societies and how to change from violent conflict to peaceful political reform leading to a democratic process.
His main and most difficult task is in trying to explain how democracy works, and how, without a constitution that insures basic human rights, a democracy can be a big deterrent to individual freedom. A democracy, in effect, is a dictatorship by the majority, so a constitution must be in effect in order to protect the minority from an oppressive majority. Check here.
Whereas this concept is hard to comprehend on many levels, Mr. Sujit Choudhry has brought it to the fore in those societies and countries where the political reform led to exactly that kind of chaos.
He is the founding father of the Center for Constitutional Transitions, which offers aid in producing ideas on constitutional transition to ethnically divided societies. Based on Constitutionaltransitions.com
Prior to his term at Berkeley, Professor Sujit Choudhry held many positions is schools of law, some in Canada and some in the United States.
Professor Sujit Choudhry was dean from 2014 to 2016, and from there, he developed an agenda based on the ideas of access, innovation, service, and finally, globalization. It is his firm belief, based upon evidence, that globalized democracy will exist, and that it must be done carefully and with full consent of the governed.