Ganesh Sitaraman

Ganesh Sitaraman is a Chancellor’s Faculty Fellow, Professor of Law, and Director of the Program on Law and Government at Vanderbilt Law School. He is also the co-founder of the Great Democracy Initiative, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, and a columnist at The Guardian US. Professor Sitaraman is the author of The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution: Why Economic Inequality Threatens Our Republic (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017), which was one of The New York Times’ 100 notable books of 2017, and The Counterinsurgent‘s Constitution: Law in the Age of Small Wars (Oxford University Press, 2012), which won the 2013 Palmer Civil Liberties Prize. From 2011 to 2013, Sitaraman served as Policy Director to Elizabeth Warren during her successful Senate campaign, and then as her Senior Counsel in the United States Senate. He has been a research fellow at the Counterinsurgency Training Center – Afghanistan in Kabul, a visiting fellow at the Center for a New American Security, the inaugural public law fellow and a lecturer at Harvard Law School, and a law clerk to Judge Stephen F. Williams on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Follow Ganesh on Twitter at @GaneshSitaraman.

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