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Andrew Carnegie Fellows

Nathaniel Persily
James B. McClatchy Professor of Law, Stanford University

Nathaniel Persily is the James B. McClatchy Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, with appointments in the departments of political science, communication, and the Freeman Spogli Institute. His scholarship and legal practice focus on U.S. election law or what is sometimes called the “law of democracy,” which addresses issues such as voting rights, political parties, campaign finance, redistricting, and election administration. He has served as a special master or court-appointed expert to craft congressional or legislative districting plans for Georgia, Maryland, Connecticut, New York, and most recently, North Carolina.

Project Title: The Campaign of the Future