Dr. R. Sohan Dasgupta is an international law expert, and is interested in constitutional law, commercial law, administrative law, and diplomacy. He also speaks publicly on intellectual diversity and academic freedom. Dr. Dasgupta's contributions on U.S.-Asia, and particularly U.S.-India, partnership have appeared in Fortune, and his work on international law have appeared in the Heritage Foundation's publications and various law reviews. Dr. Dasgupta led a think tank's efforts to produce a draft Constitution of Tunisia, which was lauded by a wide range of experts including the Harvard Law School's Professor Laurence Tribe.
Dr. Dasgupta has earned his JD from the UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) and was elected to the Order of the Coif. He earned his PhD in international law from the University of Cambridge, where he was an Overseas Trust Scholar, his MSc from the University of Oxford, and his B.A. from Columbia University. He is the author of International Interplay: The Future of Expropriation Across International Dispute Settlement. Dr. Dasgupta will clerk for Judge David Faber of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia and Judge Consuelo Callahan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He served as Executive Editor of the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy's symposium issue and Executive Editor of the Berkeley Journal of International Law.
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Stanford Intellectual Diversity Conference
April 13, 2016