Joshua Sellers

Joshua Sellers

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Joshua Sellers is Professor of Law at the University of Texas School of Law. He teaches and writes in the areas of election law, constitutional law, race and the law, and American politics. He has published in leading journals, including the Stanford Law Review, Vanderbilt Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, and New York University Law Review. His scholarship has twice in recent years been recognized with awards from the AALS Section on Election Law, and in 2022, Professor Sellers was awarded the prestigious Berlin Prize by the American Academy in Berlin for representing the highest standards of excellence in his field. He was elected to the American Law Institute in 2023 and is an adviser on the Institute's Election Litigation project.

Before entering teaching, Professor Sellers was a law clerk to Judge Rosemary Barkett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and a litigation associate at Jenner & Block LLP in Washington, D.C.

Professor Sellers holds a J.D. and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Chicago, where he served as an articles editor of the University of Chicago Law Review, and a B.A. in Political Science and Afroamerican and African Studies from the University of Michigan.