Christopher Famighetti

Policy and Research Analyst

Christopher Famighetti is a Policy and Research Analyst with the Democracy Program, focusing on voting rights and elections. His research focuses on the impact of laws and policies on access to the polls, with a particular focus on demographic disparities, long lines and voting technology. He has authored nationally recognized reports, such as Election Day Long Lines: Resource Allocation and America’s Voting Machines at Risk. He has also contributed research to the Center’s Money in Politics program. His work has been featured in The New York Times, the Washington Post and NPR and his commentary has appeared in Wired, Slate and the Atlantic.

Prior to joining the Brennan Center, Mr. Famighetti worked to support political, community and labor campaigns in roles relating to strategic campaign research and grass roots mobilization. He has a B.A. from Bard College in Languages and Literature. He is currently pursuing his PhD is Public and Urban Policy at the Milano School for International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy at the New School, where he also earned his M.S. in Urban Policy. In the past, he has also served as a lecturer in sociology at Montclair State University.