Manoj Mate is the Canada Research Chair in International Trade Law and a law professor at the University of Windsor Faculty of Law. From 2018 to 2020, Mate served as a Visiting Professor at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, and was a Visiting Scholar at the Center on Globalization, Law and Society at Irvine.
From 2017 to 2018, he was a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School’s East Asian Legal Studies program, and also served as a Visiting Associate Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in Spring 2017. Mate’s interdisciplinary research centers on international trade law and development, comparative constitutional law, election law and civil rights, and law and society.
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.
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. He 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.