John Kowal

Vice President for Programs, Brennan Center for Justice

John F. Kowal is the Vice President for Programs at the Brennan Center for Justice. His areas of expertise include constitutional reform and judicial independence. John is the co-author of The People’s Constitution: 200 Years, 27 Amendments, and the Promise of a More Perfect Union (The New Press, 2021), chronicling how generations of Americans have made our Constitution more democratic, more inclusive, and more responsive to the needs of a changing country through the amending process of Article V. Publishers Weekly praises the book as “a rigorous yet accessible history” that offers “a fresh and invigorating take on the history of American democracy.”