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Amanda Hollis-Brusky

Associate Professor & Chair of the Politics Department, Pomona College

Amanda Hollis-Brusky is Associate Professor and Chair of the Politics Department at Pomona College, where she teaches courses on American politics and constitutionalism. She is the author of Ideas With Consequences: The Federalist Society and the Conservative Counterrevolution (OUP 2015) – winner of the 2016 C. Herman Pritchett Award – and Separate But Faithful: The Christian Right’s Radical Struggle to Transform Law & Legal Culture (OUP 2020). Hollis-Brusky is a go-to expert in the media on the Supreme Court and the conservative legal movement and an editor at The Monkey Cage, a widely-read political science blog hosted by The Washington Post. She recently provided expert testimony on the threat of “court capture” before the House Judiciary Committee of Congress. A passionate advocate for democracy and girls’ leadership, Hollis-Brusky serves on the board of her local chapter of the League of Women Voters and co-leads both her daughters’ Girl Scout troops.