Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

New blogger coming soon: Mark Kende

We have a new blogger coming soon. Mark Kende is the James Madison Chair Professor in Constitutional Law and Director of the Drake University Constitutional Law Center, which was endowed by the U.S. Congress. He is the author of “Constitutional Rights in Two Worlds: South Africa and the United States” (Cambridge Univ. Press 2009). He is also the co-author of a forthcoming casebook on comparative constitutional law with Lexis Publishing. Professor Kende is a two time Fulbright Scholar, and former Chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Constitutional Law as well as of its Section on Africa. Besides the U.S., he has published or lectured in Australia, Canada, China, Columbia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, France (at the Sorbonne in French), Germany, Hong Kong, Moldova, South Africa, Spain, the United Kingdom (at Oxford), and elsewhere. He has been a Visiting Professor at Notre Dame Law School, the University of Tennessee Law School, the University of Nantes (France), as well as the University of Durban and the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. He serves on the Board of Advisors of the University of Hong Kong Center on Comparative Law. He has co-taught classes with several U.S. Supreme Court Justices and worked as an attorney with Barack Obama.


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