Connor Ewing is a Kinder Institute Assistant Professor of Constitutional Democracy and Assistant Professor of Political Science. Located in the fields of public law and American politics, his research interests span American political thought and development, constitutional law and theory, federalism, rights jurisprudence, human dignity, and constitutional design. His current book project, tentatively titled The Politics of Sovereignty: Federalism in American Political Development, presents a reconstruction of the theory of American federalism that foregrounds the ways in which the Constitution structures contests over political authority and its location. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in International Journal of Constitutional Law, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Tulsa Law Review, and multiple edited volumes. Dr. Ewing received his Ph.D. in public law and American politics from the University of Texas at Austin (Government, ’16), M.A. from the University of Chicago (Social Sciences, ’11), and B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (Political Science & Philosophy, ’08). Prior to coming to MU, he held positions at the University of Toronto and the University of Virginia.