Board

Danielle Allen

is the James Bryant Conant University Professor and Director, Edmond J. Safra Center at Harvard University. She is also Director, Democratic Knowledge Project.

Noelani Arista

is Associate Professor of History at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa. She is the author of The Kingdom and the Republic: Sovereign Hawai'i and the Early United States (University of Pennsylvania, 2018) and is a leading innovator in the use of digital humanities methods in indigenous studies, including in the study of Hawaiin constitutions. She received training in Hawaiian oli, orature and literature from Kumu Manuhaʻokalani Gay, Pōmaikaʻi Gaui, John Keola Lake, Rubellite Kawena Johnson and John Charlot.

Francine Berman

is the Edward P. Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). She is a Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and was selected as the 2019-2020 Katherine Hampson Bessell Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. Berman was the inaugural recipient of the ACM/IEEE-CS Ken Kennedy Award for “influential leadership in the design, development, and deployment of national-scale cyberinfrastructure.” In 2015, Berman was nominated by President Obama and confirmed by the U.S. Senate to become a member of the National Council on the Humanities.

Jim Casey

is Assistant Research Professor, African American Studies, Managing Director, Center for Black Digital Research, and Co-director of the Colored Conventions Project, Pennsylvania State University.

Linda Colley

is the Shelby M.C. Davis 1958 Professor of History, is an expert on British, imperial and global history since 1700. In 2009, she was awarded a C.B.E. She holds seven honorary degrees. Her most recent book is The Gun, The Ship, and the Pen: Warfare, Constitutions and the Making of the Modern World (Norton, 2021).

Zachary Elkins

is Associate Professor of Government at the University of Texas at Austin. He co-directs both the Comparative Constitutions Project, a NSF-funded initiative to understand the causes and consequences of constitutional choices, and the website constituteproject.org, which provides resources and analysis for constitutional drafters in new democracies.

Jeanne Suk Gersen

is the John H. Watson, Jr. Professor of Law at Harvard Law School where she teaches constitutional law. Before joining the faculty in 2006, she served as a clerk to Supreme Court Justice David Souter. One of the nation’s leading commentators on constitutional law, she is a regular contributor to The New Yorker.

Jamal Greene

is the Dwight Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. His scholarship focuses on the structure of legal and constitutional argument. He is also the author of numerous law review articles and has written in-depth about the Supreme Court, constitutional rights adjudication, and the constitutional theory of originalism, including “Rights as Trumps?” (Harvard Law Review, 2018), and he is the author of How Rights Went Wrong: Why Our Obsession with Rights is Tearing America Apart (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2021).

Emma Humphries

is the Chief Education Officer at iCivics and Deputy Director of CivXNow. She serves as iCivics’ pedagogical expert and ensures its resources evolve to a place of greater equity and deeper learning for all students. In her role with CivXNow, she supports the coalition’s mission to improve and expand civic education and advance equity in the field. She holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Florida with an emphasis in civic education.

Jane Kamensky

is the Jonathan Trumbull Professor of American History at Harvard and the Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She is an award-winning historian of the Atlantic world and revolutions. She has also directed digital archival projects at the Schlesinger and is a Principal Investigator of Educating for American Democracy.

Gary King

is the Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor at Harvard University — one of 25 with Harvard's most distinguished faculty title — and Director of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science. King develops and applies empirical methods in many areas of social science, focusing on innovations that span the range from statistical theory to practical application.

Sanford Levinson

holds the W. St. John Garwood and W. St. John Garwood, Jr. Centennial Chair in Law at the University of Texas Law School. Levinson is the author of approximately 400 articles, book reviews, or commentaries in professional and popular journals and is a specialist in constitutional reform. His books include Our Undemocratic Constitution: Where the Constitution Goes Wrong (and How We the People Can Correct It) (2006); Framed: America's 51 Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance (2012) and Fault Lines in the Constitution: The Framers, Their Fights, and the Flaws that Affect Us Today (2017).

Jeffrey Rosen

is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Constitution Center, a nonpartisan nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate the public about the U.S. Constitution. Rosen is also professor at The George Washington University Law School and a contributing editor of The Atlantic. He is the author of six books including, most recently, Conversations with RBG: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law.

Reva Siegel

is the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Professor Siegel’s writing draws on legal history to explore questions of law and inequality and to analyze how courts interact with representative government and popular movements in interpreting the Constitution.

Laurence Tribe

is the Carl M. Loeb University Professor and Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard. In 2010, he was appointed by President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder to serve as the first Senior Counselor for Access to Justice. He has written 115 books and articles, including his treatise, American Constitutional Law, cited more than any other legal text since 1950.

Jonathan Zittrain

is the George Bemis Professor of International Law at Harvard Law School. He is also a professor at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, a professor of computer science at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, director of the Harvard Law School Library, and co-founder and director of Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.