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Amanda Frost

Ledecky Fellow

Amanda Frost is a law professor at American University in Washington, D.C. She teaches and writes about constitutional law, civil procedure, and immigration law. Her articles have appeared in the Duke Law Journal, the Northwestern Law Review, the UCLA Law Review, and the Virginia Law Review, among others. Her non-academic writing has been published in Slate, the National Law Journal, and the L.A. Times, and she authors the “Academic round-up” column for SCOTUSblog. Before entering academia, Professor Frost clerked for Judge A. Raymond Randolph on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and spent five years as a staff attorney at Public Citizen, where she litigated cases at all levels of the federal judicial system. She has also worked for the Senate Judiciary Committee and spent a year as a Fulbright Scholar studying transparency reform in the European Union. Professor Frost has been a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, UCLA Law School, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, and the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany. She lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband and two daughters.