Visiting Associate Professor of LawPhone: (410) 706-3292
Eugene Mazo is an expert in the law of democracy. His research focuses on election law, legislation, the regulation of the political process, democratic development, and constitutional design. He also writes about Russian law and politics.
Professor Mazo’s book Election Law Stories (with Joshua A. Douglas) was published by Foundation Press in 2016. His next book, Democracy by the People: Reforming Campaign Finance in America (with Timothy K. Kuhner), will be published by Cambridge University Press in 2018. Professor Mazo is Chair of the Section on New Law Professors at the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). He also serves as Treasurer of the AALS Section on Election Law and on the Executive Committee of the AALS Section on Constitutional Law.
Professor Mazo was a post-doctoral scholar and research fellow at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), an affiliated scholar at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), and a visiting researcher at the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREEES), all at Stanford University. He has been awarded grants for his research by the John M. Olin Foundation, the Social Science Research Council, and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Professor Mazo has taught at a number of law schools, including Rutgers, George Mason, and Wake Forest. After graduating from Columbia College, he received a master's degree from Harvard, his doctorate in politics from Oxford, and a law degree from Stanford.