A special edition to share four announcements: (1) my new position here at The University of Texas at Austin, plus big news about a new addition to our faculty; (2) an invitation to join a new global project I am undertaking with Justice Luís Roberto Barroso of the Federal Supreme Court of Brazil; (3) a new partner for The Global Summit; and (4) an update on our contest to crown The Most Important Book in Modern Constitutionalism.
As always, I welcome your suggestions for collaborations and new programs.
Big news! I am now Director of Constitutional Studies here at The University of Texas at Austin, adding to my existing roles as the William Stamps Farish Professor in Law and Professor of Government. Here is an interviewon my plans for our center and all that awaits.
There is bigger news! We have recruitedProfessor Ran Hirschlto join our full-time Constitutional Studies faculty here at The University of Texas at Austin. There do not exist enough superlatives to convey the magnitude of his importance to the field. He is, quite simply, the best. He starts in 2021.
We are launching a new global initiative: theInternational Review of Constitutional Reform, an annual publication that will map the universe constitutional reform around the world. If you would like to write a report on constitutional reform efforts in your country, join ushere.
If there are multiple persons interested in writing a report for the same jurisdiction, preference will be given to teams of co-authors that include women and early-career scholars. Thank you for your interest!
A Special Announcement:The Global Summit in Constitutionalismwill be open to all members of theInternational Society of Public Law(ICON-S) at no cost. Sincere thanks to ICON-S for supportingThe Global Summit.
The Most Important Book in Modern Constitutionalism
Semifinal voting is now open for our global contest to crowdsource “the most important book in modern constitutionalism.”