Nathaniel Persily
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Columbia University School of Law
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 927
435 W.116 Street, Box D-2
New York, NY 10027


Nathaniel Persily

Charles Keller Beekman Professor of Law and Political Science, Columbia University School of Law

Nathaniel Persily is the Charles Keller Beekman Professor of Law and Political Science and the Director of the Center for Law and Politics at Columbia Law School. Professor Persily’s scholarship focuses on American election law or what is sometimes called the “law of democracy,” which addresses issues such as voting rights, political parties, campaign finance, and redistricting. In the last area, his outside activities include service as a court-appointed expert to draw up legislative districting plans for Georgia, Maryland, and New York, and as Special Master for the redistricting of Connecticut’s Congressional Districts.

Experience:

Professor, University of Pennsylvania, 2005
Adjunct Professor, Columbia Law School 2001

Education:

Ph.D., Political Science, University of California-Berkeley, 2002
J.D., Stanford University, 1998
M.A., Political Science, Yale University, 1992
B.A., Political Science, Yale University, 1992

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