Fellow | Brennan Center for Justice at New York University
Victoria Bassetti is a fellow at NYU’s Brennan Center for Justice. She is the author of Electoral Dysfunction, the companion book to a PBS documentary by the same name. Her writings have been published in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Harpers. She worked on Capitol Hill for almost a decade. Among other posts, she served as chief counsel to Democratic Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois, was a chief counsel and staff director of a subcommittee at the Senate Judiciary Committee, and was on the team that drafted the 9/11 bailout fund and of the team of lawyers that oversaw the Senate impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton.