James B. McClatchy Professor of Law, Stanford Law School; Co-Director, Stanford Project on Democracy and the Internet
Nate Persily is the James B. McClatchy Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, with appointments in the Political Science, Communication, and FSI departments. His scholarship focuses on voting rights, political parties, campaign finance, redistricting, and election administration. He has been an expert helping craft legislative districting plans for states and a senior research director for the Presidential Commission on Election Administration. Persily co-authored the election law casebook, The Law of Democracy. His work as a Carnegie and CASBS Fellow examines the impact of changing technology on political communication, campaigns, and election administration. He co-directs the Stanford Project on Democracy and the Internet and co-chairs the Social Science One initiative.