Douglas is Counsel in the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program, where his work focuses on fair, diverse, and impartial courts. Previously, he was the George A. Katz Fellow at the Brennan Center, working also on matters related to money in politics, voting rights, and redistricting. Douglas has co-authored numerous reports, including Elected Officials, Secret Cash (2018), Who Pays for Judicial Races? (2017), Small Donor Tax Credits: A New Model (2017), and Noncitizen Voting: The Missing Millions (2017). His work has also been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, The Atlantic, The Guardian, the New York Daily News, and Huffington Post.
Douglas previously worked as a Ford Foundation Public Interest Law Fellow at Advancement Project, a Research Fellow with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, and at the Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption. He also worked as an organizer promoting voting rights in New York, as an international election observer for the National Democratic Institute and OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, and as a poll worker trainer for the New York City Board of Elections. Douglas is a graduate of NYU School of Law and Duke University.