Sujit Choudhry is the Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions. He is known for his in-depth knowledge of comparative constitutional law. Recently, Choudhry was interviewed by Lynn Fosse—Senior Editor of CEOCFO Magazine. The interview was published on the magazine’s website,, on April 24, 2017. Choudhry and Fosse discussed issues pertaining to the role of Center for Constitutional Transitions, comparative constitution, and Choudhry’s personal experiences among other issues.  For the full interview, click

Choudhry stressed that the Center for Constitutional Transitions plays a significant role in generating and mobilizing knowledge in support of constitutional building. To this end, the center incorporates input from international experts in developing evidence-based policy options. The policy options are useful for decision-makers and researchers. Choudhry states that the body has been instrumental in providing knowledge for complex questions that arise during constitutional building.

Currently, the center is working on three research projects in partnership with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance. The projects touch on issues including territorial cleavages, security sector reforms, and security sector oversight.  A relevant article recommended for reading on

Choudhry prides himself on bringing together international experts and creating connections that have been useful to date.  Additional article to read on

Sujit Choudhry has worked, lived, and studied in different countries, and his global experience has shaped his view of the world. He studied in the UK, Canada, and the US. The privilege to travel far and wide has exposed Choudhry to different political and legal systems. As a scholar of comparative constitutional law, he believes that the US has a lot to learn from developing democracies across the world. In his globetrotting, he has met different people, and he believes that the best way to understand a place is to talk to the natives and take a view of things from their perspective. He is quick to criticize how the US approaches global issues.  To keep up-to-date with his latest work, check

Choudhry has profound advice for fellow professionals. He discourages perfectionism but encourages flexibility. According to him, things sometimes go the wrong way, but that should be taken as an opportunity to analyze those things and develop better strategies. He wishes there was a body that hosts constitutional case-law from all over the globe.For his contact details, click this.

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