Christopher Famighetti is a Ph.D. candidate in public and urban policy at the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy at the New School.
Previously, Famighetti was a policy and research analyst with the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University, focusing on voting rights and elections. His research focuses on the impact of laws and policies on access to the polls, with a particular focus on demographic disparities, long lines, and voting technology. He has authored nationally recognized reports, such as Election Day Long Lines: Resource Allocation and America’s Voting Machines at Risk. He has also contributed research to the Center’s Money in Politics program. His work has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and NPR, and his commentary has appeared in Wired, Slate, and The Atlantic.
Prior to joining the Brennan Center, Mr. Famighetti worked to support political, community, and labor campaigns in roles relating to strategic campaign research and grass roots mobilization. He has also served as a lecturer in sociology at Montclair State University. He has a B.A. in languages and literature from Bard College and an M.S. in urban policy from The New School.