Zephyr Teachout

Zephyr Teachout (1971-)


Zephyr Rain Teachout (born October 21, 1971) is an American academic and activist. She is an Associate Professor of Law at Fordham University. In 2014, she ran for the Democratic Party nomination for Governor of New York, losing to incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo. In July 2015, she was named as CEO and Board chair for the US-based anti-corruption nonprofit Mayday PAC, replacing Lawrence Lessig.


She is a tenured Associate Professor of Law at Fordham Law School and previously a Visiting Professor of Law at Duke University and a lecturer at the University of Vermont

Zephyr Teachout quotes