Amal Sethi is a Senior Fellow at the Faculty of Law, University of Hamburg, where he researches and teaches on comparative constitutional studies. He is currently undertaking a multi-year project on 'The Design of Constitutional Courts: How it Matters" funded by the German Government’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) through its Excellence Strategy. Amal's other past and present professional affiliations include the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University, the University of Liverpool, the Legal Priorities Project, and the National Law School of India University.
Amal is an Associate Editor of the Verfassungsblog, The Director for Technology of the International Society of Public Law (ICON:S), and a member of the ICON:S Committee on Community and Engagement. Amal has also been involved with different governmental and inter-governmental agencies ranging from USAID and the US Department of Commerce to UNESCO, UNDP, UN Women, UNHCHR, and The SDG Fund.
Amal's work can be found on his Google Scholar, SSRN, and ORCID pages and is published/forthcoming in The Journal of Federalism, Indian Law Review, American Journal of Comparative Law, Modern Law Review, I·CONnect-Clough Center Global Review of Constitutional Law, Keele Law Review, Asia Pacific Law Review, Nuovi Autoritarismi e Democrazie, Routledge Handbook on the Law of Greater China, National Law School of India Review, The University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, The University of Missouri Kansas City Law Review, among others.
Amal obtained his Doctorate and Masters in Law from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia. During his time at The University of Pennsylvania, Amal worked with the Center of Ethics and the Rule of Law and was appointed as a Legal Writing Fellow, a Salzburg Cutler Fellow, and a Global Women Leadership Fellow. Additionally, he received his Bachelor of Laws from the Government Law College, Mumbai, where he graduated as a recipient of the Best Student Award and the Nivedita Nathany Award for Academic Excellence and Leadership. While at Government Law College, Amal worked with Chief Justice F.I Rebello of the Allahabad High Court, The Non-Profit Citizens for Justice and Peace, and Justice Roshan Dalvi of the Bombay High Court.
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