This section contains a list of key experts on democratic decay working in public law, including constitutional law, regional law, and international law. As mentioned in the main Experts page, some experts span law, other disciplines, and policy, and are included in all lists.

ABDURRACHMAN, Satrio

Indonesia - comparative constitutional law - constitutional retrogression concept - constitutional amendment

ABU EL-HAJ, Tabatha

USA - law - democratic accountability - political parties - campaign finance - public assemblies

ACAR, Ali

Turkey - constitutional law - human rights - EU dimension - de-constitutionalism in Turkey

ATILGAN, Aydin

Turkey - public law - legal theory - judicial populism - comparative work on Turkey, Russian, Brazilian and US courts

ATILLA TÓTH, Gábor

Hungary - constitutional law - constitutional amendment - rule of law Hungary/Germany - constitutional theory - constitutional amendment - rule of law - human rights

BALKIN, Jack

USA - constitutional law - constitutional theory - constitutional rot in the USA - Balkinization blog

BÂLI, Aslı

Turkey/USA - public international law - human rights - comparative constitutional law (global) - comparative politics (global)

BARBOZA, Estefânia M Q

Brazil - courts - judicial activism - stability of Brazilian democracy

BARD, Petra

Hungary - constitutional law - EU dimension

BARATTA, Roberto

Italy - democratic governance in the EU - legal adviser at the Permanent Representation of Italy to the European Union

BENVINDO, Juliano Zaiden

Brazil - constitutional law - comparative constitutional law - constitutional theory - abusive impeachment - courts

BERNAL, Carlos

Colombia/Australia – comparative constitutional law - transitional justice - unconstitutional constitutional amendments

BIEŃ-KACAŁA, Agnieszka

Poland - constitutional law - illiberal constitutionalism - constitutional change - rule of law - national identity

BRÖLMANN, Catherine Brölmann

Netherlands - public international law - law of international organizations - international rule of law - rule-making processes - interaction between national and international legal orders - theory of international law

BUGARIČ, Bojan

Slovenia - populism - liberal democracy - East Central Europe

BUYSE, Antoine

Netherlands - law - human rights - civic space - freedom of expression

ĆAPETA, Tamara

Croatia – EU law - EU courts –interaction of EU and national courts – protection of fundamental rights

CAROLAN, Eoin

Ireland - constitutional law and theory - populism - democracy - separation of powers

CASTILLO, Pablo

Spain/UK - law and political science - constitutional courts - judicial politics and democracy - democracy protection in regional organisations

CHEUNG, Alvin

Hong Kong/USA - Hong Kong and Singapore - constitutional law - authoritarian constitutionalism - abusive legalism 

CHOPRA, Surabhi

India - constitutional retrogression - public law and impunity

CHOUDHRY, Sujit

USA - comparative constitutional law (global) - constitutional theory - history of militant democracy - Weimar - constitutional design

CLAES, Monica

Netherlands – public law and EU law - relationship between European and national constitutional law - development of a European constitutional space - common constitutional principles and the concept of national constitutional identity

CLOSA, Carlos

Spain/Italy - EU law - rule of law in the EU - institutional solutions

DALY, Tom Gerald

Ireland/Australia - comparative constitutional law (global) - international organisations - democratic theory - democratic decay

DAWOOD, Yasmin

Canada - comparative constitutional law - comparative law of democracy - constitutional design - democratic theory

DE VOS, Pierre

South Africa - constitutional law -  Constitutionally Speaking blog

DINAN, John

USA – politics and international affairs – federalism - state constitutionalism - state politics - US political development

DIXON, Ros

Australia - comparative constitutional law (global) - constitutional amendment - constitutional design - abusive constitutional borrowings

DOYLE, Oran

Ireland - comparative constitutional law (global) - constitutional conventions

DRINÓCZI, Tímea

Hungary/Poland - constitutional law - illiberal constitutionalism and democracy - constitutional identity

DUFEK, Pavel

Czech Republic - Central Europe - constitutional law - separation of powers

DRIESEN, David

USA - constitutional law - separation of powers - unitary executive theory - systemic risk

EECKHOUT, Piet

Belgium/UK – EU law - relationships between different legal systems, national, European, and international - application of EU human-rights standards in national law - connecting and integrating legal systems to combat legal fragmentation

FARAGUNA, Pietro

Italy - constitutional law - constitutional theory - constitutional identity - neo-populism

FINCK, François

France - public international law - international organisations - EU, MERCOSUR

GATMAYTAN, Dante

Philippines - constitutional law - comparative constitutional law - constitutional theory - constitutional amendment

GINSBURG, Tom

USA - comparative constitutional law (global) - comparative politics - constitutional retrogression concept - USA and worldwide

GOLDMANN, Matthias

Germany - public international law - international organisations - authoritarian liberalism

GRABER, Mark

USA - constitutional law - crisis of democracy

GRAVER, Hans Petter

Norway - sociology of law - judges, democratic decay, and authoritarian rule - judicial accountability - Project: ‘Judges Under Stress (JuS): The Breaking Point of Judicial Institutions’

GREENE, Alan

Ireland/UK - constitutional law - human rights law - states of emergency - terrorism

GROGAN, Joelle

Ireland/UK - EU law - rule of law in the EU

GROSS, Aeyal

Israel - constitutional law and theory - constitutional populism and democracy

GURUSWAMY, Menaka

India/USA - comparative constitutional law (global) - liberal constitutionalism

HAILBRONNER, Michaela

Germany - Europe - EU - crisis of constitutional democracy

HALMAI, Gábor

Hungary/Italy/USA - Europe - EU - rule of law in the EU - constitutionalism post-democratic transition

HAREL, Alon

Israel - constitutional theory - populism and democracy

HOLMES, Stephen

USA - liberalism and illiberalism in Europe - theoretical foundations of liberalism - deep state and democratic accountability - traumatic legacy of 1989

HOSTOVSKY BRANDES, Tamar

Israel - Comparative constitutional law (global) - intersection between international law and constitutional law (comparative) - constitutional identity - social solidarity

HUQ, Aziz

USA - comparative constitutional law (global) - comparative politics - constitutional retrogression concept - USA and worldwide

ISSACHAROFF, Samuel

USA - comparative constitutional law (global) - comparative politics - fragile democracies - USA and worldwide

JACKSON, Vicki

USA – constitutional law – comparative constitutional law - constitutional design – importance of objectivity institutions (e.g. universities, media) to democracy

JACOBSOHN, Gary

USA – constitutional and comparative law – constitutional theory - constitutional identity – secularism

JAKAB, András

Austria/Hungary - comparative constitutional law - legal theory - constitutional theory - EU law - rule of law in the EU

KANTERIAN, Edward

Hungary - Romania - crisis of democracy

KELEMEN, Dan

USA - political science - rule of law in the EU - courts - national authoritarianism

KHAITAN, Tarun

India/Australia - constitutional law - constitutional retrogression - constitutional theory

KLONICK, Kate

USA - free speech law - regulating online threats to democracy

KLUG, Heinz

South Africa/USA – constitutional law – comparative law – human rights – democratic transitions – international legal regimes

KOCHENOV, Dimitry

Netherlands - EU law - rule of law in the EU

KONCEWICZ, Tomasz Tadeusz

Poland/USA - constitutional law - constitutional theory - constitutional capture - politics of resentment - rule of law in the EU

KOSAŘ, David

Czech Republic - Central Europe - constitutional law - separation of powers

KOVÁCS, Kriszta

Hungary - constitutional law - constitutional amendment

KRASTEV, Ivan

Bulgaria/Austria - comparative politics - Central and Eastern Europe - EU - Europe - illiberalism

KRYGIER, Martin

Australia - legal theory - rule of law - rule by law - law after Communism - Central and Eastern Europe

LANDAU, David

USA - comparative constitutional law (global) - constitutional amendment - constitutional design - abusive constitutionalism - abusive constitutional borrowings

LERNER, Hanna

Israel – political science - comparative constitution writing - religion and politics - democratic theory - global justice

LEVINSON, Sanford

USA - constitutional law - constitutional design - US state constitutions

MAFTEAN, Miles

Hungary - political theory - militant democracy - civil disobedience - state of emergency

MAGEN, Amichai

Israel - EU law - rule of law in the EU

MATSUDAIRA, Tokujin

Japan - constitutional law - abusive constitutionalism - authoritarian constitutionalism

MEDINA, Barak

Israel - constitutional law - human rights - liberal democracy

MILLER, Russell A.

USA – public law – transnational law– German law and legal culture - judicial politics

MOHNERT, Alica

Germany - voting - electoral interference 

MORDECHAY, Nadiv

Israel - constitutional retrogression - constitutional democracy

MOUSTAFA, Tamir

Canada/USA - comparative politics - constitutional law - law and courts in authoritarian regimes - "rule by law" concept (Egypt and global)

NIEMBRO, Roberto

Mexico - constitutional law - constitutional theory - authoritarian constitutionalism

ODER, Bertil Emrah

Turkey - Comparative constitutional review - legal reasoning - populism and the courts - gender equality - democratic consolidation

PAL, Michael

Canada - comparative constitutional law - law of democracy - democratic resilience 

PAP, András László

Hungary - sociology - rule of law - nationalism - Central and Eastern Europe

PECH, Laurent

France/UK - EU law - rule of law in the EU - law and policy

PEERS, Steve

UK - EU law - rule of law in the EU

PELUSO NEDER MEYER, Emilio

Brazil - comparative constitutional law (global) - human rights - judicial review legitimacy - transitional justice - democratic backsliding

PERIŠIN, Tamara

Croatia – EU law - EU global leadership in the rule of law – EU courts – general principles and legal system of the EU

PERJU, Vlad

Romania/USA - comparative constitutional law - cosmopolitanism - self-government

PETTAI, Vello

Estonia - Baltic states - comparative politics - democratization - party systems -ethnopolitics

PODSTAWA, Karolina

Poland - rule of law - rule of law standards - democratic transition

POLZIN, Monika

Germany – public law – public international law – constitutional identity – unconstitutional constitutional amendments – states of exception

PORAT, Iddo

Israel - comparative constitutional law - US constitutional law - liberal democracy

ROZNAI, Yaniv

Israel - comparative constitutional law (global) - constitutional amendment - constitutional democracy

SADURSKI, Wojciech

Poland - comparative constitutional law - Central and Eastern Europe - rule of law - European constitutionalism

SANCHEZ URRIBARRI, Raul

Venezuela - comparative politics - constitutional law - Venezuela - Latin America - courts 

SANDER, Barrie

Brazil/UK - public international law - democracy and cyberspace - human rights and technology

SARANTI, Vasiliki

Greece - international public law - international organisations - OAS - Inter-American Democratic Charter

SCHACHAR, Ayelet

Canada – law, political science and international affairs – citizenship theory – immigration – multiculturalism

SCHEPPELE, Kim Lane

USA - comparative constitutional law (global) - sociology of law - rule of law in the EU - autocratic legalism - rule of law backsliding

SCHOR, Miguel

USA – constitutional law – comparative constitutionalism – Latin American studies – Argentina

SCHULDT, Lasse

Germany/Thailand - international law and international organisations - European Court of Human Rights - free speech - anti-democratic political parties

SELIGMAN, Matthew

USA - constitutional law - constitutional politics - court packing - judicial appointments

SEMPILL, Julian

Australia - legal philosophy - rule of law - intellectual history of the rule of law

SHANKAR, Uday

India - public law - democracy - criminalisation of politics 

SITARAMAN, Ganesh

USA - constitutional, administrative and foreign relations law - political theory - institutional design - economic power and constitutional governance

SONNEVEND, Pál

Hungary - comparative constitutional law - Central and Eastern Europe - Hungary

SORIA LUJÁN, Daniel

Peru - international public law - international organisations - OAS - Inter-American Democratic Charter

STEINBEIS, Maximilien

Germany - comparative constitutional law - rule of law in the EU - Germany 

STOPLER, Gila

Israel - comparative constitutional law - constitutional capture

SUNSTEIN, Cass

USA - constitutional law - political theory - authoritarianism in the USA

SUTEU, Silvia

Romania/UK - constitutional law - populism - post-authoritarian constitutionalism - unconstitutional constitutions

TAMIR, Oren

Israel/USA - constitutional law - comparative constitutional law - crisis of constitutional democracies - analytical and theoretical issues relating to constitutional norms/conventions supporting constitutional democracies 

TUSHNET, Mark

USA - constitutional law - comparative constitutional law - legal history

UITZ, Renáta

Hungary - Central and Eastern Europe - constitutional law - comparative constitutional law -post-Communist constitutionalism 

VASSILEVA, Radosveta

Bulgaria/UK - Public law - private law - EU law - rule of law - human rights - democracy

VINCZE, Attila

Hungary - EU law - rule of law in the EU - European Court of Justice 

VON BOGDANDY, Armin

Germany - public international law - international law of democracy - EU - rule of law in the EU - courts - reverse Solange doctrine

VON DANWITZ, Luc

Germany - constitutional law - public debate - attacks on judiciary - judicial appointments

WAGRANDL, Ulrich

Austria - constitutional law - constitutional theory - democratic theory - transnational militant democracy

WIEBUSCH, Micha

South Africa - African Regional Law - African Regional Organisations - African Union and Regional Economic Communities (RECs)

YAMAMOTO, Hajime

Japan - constitutional law - global law - authoritarian constitutionalism in Japan