Sohan Dasgupta

Dr. Sohan Dasgupta

University of California, Berkeley

Dr. R. Sohan Dasgupta is an international law expert who is also interested in constitutional law, commercial law, administrative law, and diplomacy.  He 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 various law reviews and think-tank briefs.  Dr. Dasgupta led a think tank's efforts to produce a draft Constitution of Tunisia, an effort that a wide range of experts lauded.  He presently is in private practice in Washington, D.C., specializing in international arbitration, litigation, and investigations.
Dr. Dasgupta earned his J.D. from the U.C. Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), and was elected to the Order of the Coif.  He earned his Ph.D. in international law from the University of Cambridge, where he was an Overseas Trust Scholar; his M.Sc. 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, whose Foreword was written by a world-famous international arbitrator expert.  Dr. Dasgupta clerked for Judge David A. Faber of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia and for Judge Consuelo M. 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.