Zephyr Teachout, an associate law professor at Fordham Law School, is a scholar focusing on laws governing political behavior, both domestically and abroad. Known for her insightful work on corruption and its constitutional history, she is the author of Corruption in America (2014). In addition to running for governor of New York in 2014, she was the director of online organizing for Howard Dean's 2004 presidential campaign and the first national director of the Sunlight Foundation. She has held positions at University of Vermont, Duke University, and the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School. Teachout was also a fellow at the New America Foundation, where she worked on developing frameworks to understand the role of monopolistic companies in American political ecosystem.
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