Erika Wood
Deputy Director, Democracy Program, Brennan Center for Justice at NYU

Deputy Director, Democracy Program, Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law

Erika L. Wood is the Deputy Director of the Democracy Program. She directs the Right to Vote project and works on redistricting reform throughout the country. Ms. Wood has designed and launched major reform campaigns around the country and provides legal counsel and strategic guidance to advocates, legislators and policymakers nationwide. She created the Brennan Center Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Advisory Council as well as the Center's Communities of Faith Initiative.

Ms. Wood has authored several groundbreaking reports, numerous articles and is a frequent speaker and commentator on voting rights, criminal justice reform and racial justice issues. Ms. Wood is an Adjunct Professor at NYU School of Law where she teaches the Brennan Center Public Policy Advocacy Clinic.