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Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023



Zephyr Teachout

Associate Law Professor , Fordham University School of Law

Dr. Teachout is currently an Associate Professor of Law at Fordham University and has a rich background in laws governing political behavior, both domestically and abroad. She previously taught Election Law at Duke University and also was the former National Director of the Sunlight Foundation, Director of Online Organizing for Howard Dean’s Campaign, and Researcher at the Center for Investigative Journalism in Bosnia-Herzegovina.


• Visiting Assistant Professor,  Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
• Board Member, Public Campaign Action Fund and Fight for Future
• Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Duke University
• National Director, Sunlight Foundation
• Non-Resident Fellow, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard Law School
• Director of Internet Organizing, Dean for America, Howard Dean’s Presidential Campaign
• Co-Founding Executive Director, The Fair Trial Initiative
• Clerk, Chief Judge Edward R. Becker, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit 


J.D., summa cum laude, Duke University School of Law
M.A., Political Science, Duke University
B.A., Yale University

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