Dozens of new voting measures have been introduced this year in Arizona and across the country. Why do these voting bills matter? Do they protect or suppress the public’s access to vote in local and national elections? How exactly does the electoral process work, and what will it look like in the future? Join us for a comprehensive examination of voting rights and voting and election laws in the U.S. from the past to present day.Register Here
This program is hosted by Arizona Humanities and the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center. This program was funded by the “Why it Matters: Civic and Electoral Participation” initiative, administered by the Federation of State Humanities Councils and funded by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Dr. Joshua Sellers is an Associate Professor of Law in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. He received his J.D. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Chicago. Prior to joining the ASU faculty, he was an Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, and a Postdoctoral Fellow in Law and Politics at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. His principal areas of research and teaching are election law, legislation and regulation, constitutional law, and civil procedure. His scholarship has been published or is forthcoming in the NYU Law Review, Vanderbilt Law Review, and Stanford Law Review, among others.