Emily Zackin


Politics, PhD candidate

Graduate Associate

Emily’s research interests include constitutional politics and American political development. Her dissertation examines the origins and consequences of positive rights provisions in U.S. state constitutions. She has also published work on popular constitutionalism and the early development of the American Civil Liberties Union.

Emily is a recipient of the APGA Teaching Award, the Friends of the Princeton University Library Prize for Outstanding Scholarship by a Graduate Student, and the Alpheus Thomas Mason Fellowship. She graduated with high honors from Swarthmore College and earned an MA in political science from Columbia University.