Project Director

Jill Lepore

Jill Lepore is the David Woods Kemper '41 Professor of American History and Affiliate Professor of Law at Harvard University and a staff writer at The New Yorker. She is the author of more than a dozen books, including These Truths: A History of the United States.

Harvard Arts and Humanities Research Computing

Rashmi Singhal

Director, Harvard Arts and Humanities Research Computing

Cole Crawford

Software Engineer, Harvard Arts and Humanities Research Computing

Lead Research Scientist

Tobias Resch


Kyle Baek

Laasya Chiduruppa

Henry Haimo

Mia Hazra

Samuel D. Lowry

Imaan Mirza

Ava Pallotta

George Roggie

Jonathan Schneiderman

Fawwaz Shoukfeh

Meimei Xu


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 and is a leading innovator in the use of digital humanities methods in indigenous studies.

Francine Berman

is Stuart Rice Honorary Chair & Research Professor and Director of Public Interest Technology at the College of Information and Computer Sciences at UMass Amherst.

Jim Casey

is an assistant professor of African American Studies, History, and English at Penn State and co-director of the Colored Conventions Project.

Linda Colley

is the Shelby M.C. Davis 1958 Professor of History, is an expert on British, imperial and global history since 1700.

Zachary Elkins

is Associate Professor of Government at the University of Texas at Austin. He co-directs both the Comparative Constitutions Project, and the website

Jeanne Suk Gersen

is the John H. Watson, Jr. Professor of Law at Harvard Law School where she teaches constitutional law.

Jamal Greene

is the Dwight Professor of Law at Columbia Law School.

Emma Humphries

is the Chief Education Officer at iCivics and Deputy Director of CivXNow.

Jane Kamensky

is the Jonathan Trumbull Professor of American History at Harvard, Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the Schlesinger Library at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and a Principal Investigator of Educating for American Democracy.

Gary King

is the Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor at Harvard University and Director of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science.

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.

Jeffrey Rosen

is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Constitution Center.

Reva Siegel

is the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Laurence Tribe

is the Carl M. Loeb University Professor and Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard.

Jonathan Zittrain

is the George Bemis Professor of International Law at Harvard Law School and co-founder and director of Harvard's Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.