Holly Maluk joined the Brennan Center in August 2012 as a Voting Rights Researcher in the Democracy Program where she co-leads research focused on voter disenfranchisement. Holly brings her experience conducting qualitative research and leading mixed-methods research projects in the non-profit sector, and a passion for social justice work. For five years, she served as a Research Associate and project leader at a Philadelphia non-profit dedicated to using research and advocacy to overturn inequities in public education. Prior to joining the Brennan Center, she taught African American History to community college students and Educational Anthropology at Rutgers University Graduate School of Education. She also formerly served on the legislative staff of U.S. Congressman John Lewis in Washington, D.C.
Holly holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in anthropology from Emory University in Atlanta.