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Manoj Mate Joins DePaul Law

Manoj Mate

We warmly welcome Professor Manoj Mate, JD/PhD, to the DePaul Law community this July as an associate professor of law with tenure. Professor Mate joins DePaul from the University of Windsor, where he was the university’s first Canada Research Chair and the current Canada Research Chair in International Trade Law. At DePaul, Professor Mate will teach Constitutional Law and The Supreme Court & Public Policy.

Professor Mate’s interdisciplinary research focuses on the study of law and inequality, U.S. and comparative constitutional law, international and comparative law, and election law. His academic writings have been published or are forthcoming in leading law reviews and journals, including the Yale Journal of International Law, Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Berkeley Journal of International Law, Tulane Law Review, Nevada Law Journal and the Journal of Human Rights. He also has peer-reviewed chapters published in volumes by Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press. 

Professor Mate has been a law professor since 2011 and has received multiple awards for his teaching. Prior to Windsor Law, he held visiting appointments or faculty positions at the University of California, Irvine School of Law; Harvard Law School; the University of California, Berkeley School of Law; and Whittier Law School. At Berkeley Law, he also previously served as a Mellon Sawyer Fellow at the Center for the Study of Law and Society and as a Fellow in Global Comparative Law.

Professor Mate also has held numerous leadership appointments, including as chair of the Association of American Law Schools' (AALS) sections on Comparative Law and Law and South Asian Studies. Prior to entering the legal academy, he practiced in the areas of litigation and election law in California and worked as a researcher for the 2006 Voting Rights Re-authorization Initiative at the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy. 

Professor Mate received both his BA and PhD in Political Science from UC Berkeley and his JD from Harvard Law School. ​