Emma Rodman is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Political Science and Donald Matthews Fellow in the Center for American Politics and Public Policy at the University of Washington. She is also a fellow in the Comparative Law and Society Studies Center and the Washington Institute for the Study of Inequality and Race. Her research focuses on American political thought, American constitutional law, race and ethnic politics, inclusion, and subjectivity; her dissertation looks at paradoxes in the idea of equality in America. Before coming to Seattle, Emma worked on political campaigns across the country, from city council to presidential races. She received her B.A. from Haverford College with honors in political science and religion.