K. Sabeel Rahman

K. Sabeel Rahman is associate professor of law at Brooklyn Law School and president of Demos, a “think-and-do tank” dedicated to addressing issues of racial justice, economic inequality, and democracy. Rahman has served as special advisor on strategies for inclusive economic development in New York City and is on the boards of The New Press, a public-interest non-profit publisher, and United to Protect Democracy, a legal advocacy group battling current threats to American democratic institutions. He co-authored Civic Power: Rebuilding American Democracy in an Era of Democratic Crisis (Cambridge University Press, 2019, with Hollie Russon Gilman), which explores contemporary approaches to organizing, power, and institutional reform. He is the author of Democracy Against Domination (Oxford University Press, 2017), which examines how American politics has conceptualized and addressed questions of economic power and inequality from the Progressive Era to the present.