Manoj Mate is a law professor at the University of Windsor Faculty of Law. His interdisciplinary research centers on constitutional law, election law, comparative law, and international trade law.
His academic writings have been published or are forthcoming in leading law reviews and journals including 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, the Journal of Human Rights, and in peer-reviewed chapters in volumes published by Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press.
Mate has held visiting positions at Harvard Law School, U.C. Berkeley School of Law, and the U.C. Irvine School of Law. He served as a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of California, Irvine School of Law from 2018 to 2021, and as a Visiting Scholar at the UC Irvine Center for Globalization, Law and Society during the 2020-2021 year. From 2017 to 2018, he was a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School in the East Asian Legal Studies Program, and also was a Visiting Associate Professor at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in Spring 2017. He previously served as a Professor of Law and Director of the Center for International and Comparative Law at Whittier College School of Law from 2011 to 2017. Mate also served as a Mellon Sawyer Fellow at the Center for the Study of Law and Society at Berkeley, and a Fellow in Global Comparative Law at UC Berkeley School of Law
Prior to law teaching, Professor Mate practiced litigation at O’Melveny & Myers LLP and election law at a political law firm in San Francisco, California, and later worked on voting rights initiatives as a researcher at the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute for Law and Social Policy. Mate received his Ph.D in Political Science from UC Berkeley, where he served as a Mellon Sawyer Fellow at the Center for the Study of Law and Society, and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. He received his B.A. in Political Science, with highest honors, from UC Berkeley, where he graduated as the Valedictorian of the Political Science class, receiving the Departmental Citation.