Manoj Mate is a law professor at the University of Windsor Faculty of Law. His interdisciplinary research centers on constitutional law, comparative constitutional law, and international trade law and development.

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 ReviewBerkeley Journal of International LawTulane Law Review, the Journal of Human Rights, and in peer-reviewed chapters in volumes published by Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press.

Professor Mate has held appointments as a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School, and as a Visiting Associate Professor at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. He previously served as a Professor of Law and Director of the Center for International and Comparative Law at Whittier College School of Law. 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.