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Alyx Mark

ABF Visiting Scholar 2016-19

Alyx Mark is an Assistant Professor of Government at Wesleyan University and an affiliated scholar at the American Bar Foundation. Her research and teaching interests include: the American separation of powers system, access to justice, and Supreme Court decision-making. Her research agenda focuses on how institutions empower and constrain legal elites (lawyers, judges, lawmakers) and members of the mass public. Her research has received the support of the National Science Foundation, the Economic Club of Washington, D.C., and The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate. Her work appears in, or is forthcoming in, the Hastings Law Review, Law and Social Inquiry, Law and Society Review, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Political Research Quarterly, The Journal of Law and Courts, and the Wisconsin Law Review, among other outlets. 

Professor Mark received her Ph.D. and M.A. in Political Science from The George Washington University in 2015 and her B.A. from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville in 2008. Prior to joining the faculty at Wesleyan, she was an Assistant Professor at North Central College in Naperville, IL.

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