Ruby Edlin is a Research and Program Associate in the Democracy Program, where she focuses on election security and disinformation. Prior to joining the Brennan Center, Ruby worked as an organizer on two congressional campaigns and with 32BJ SEIU on their campaign to unionize fast food workers. She also formerly interned at the Legal Aid Society in Queens, NY, and as a legal advocate supporting survivors of domestic violence in Baltimore, MD.
Ruby graduated summa cum laude from Middlebury College in 2020 with a BA in Gender, Sexuality, & Feminist Studies and Political Science. For her undergraduate thesis, Ruby examined the First Amendment through the lens of feminist theory, focusing on the concept of the marketplace of ideas and the line between speech and violence.