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Sohan Dasgupta

Sohan Dasgupta, Ph.D., serves as Special Counsel at the U.S. Department of Education. After clerking for Judge David Faber of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, Dr. Dasgupta clerked for Judge Consuelo Callahan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. As a law student, Dr. Dasgupta served as executive editor of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy and the executive editor of the Berkeley Journal of International Law. He is also the author of the monograph International Interplay: The Future of Expropriation Across International Dispute Settlement (2013) and served as chief draftsman of a draft constitution of Tunisia on behalf of a think tank. Dr. Dasgupta holds a B.A. in Economics-Industrial Engineering Operations Research and History from Columbia University, an M.Sc. in Social Policy from the University of Oxford, a Ph.D. in International Law from the University of Cambridge, and a J.D. (with Order of the Coif) from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall).