Ashley Moran is research director for the Comparative Constitutions Project and a lecturer in UT Austin’s Government Department. She co-directs an NSF-funded project on Concept Integration in Comparative Law that is using NLP to analyze texts produced from legal processes like constitutional design, public consultation, and court rulings. She co-directs UT’s Embedded Scholars Program, training and placing students in internships in the field supporting democracy assistance. Previously, she worked on democratic, legal, and constitutional reform in the Caucasus, Central Asia, and Middle East for NDI and the OSCE. She has an MA in Comparative Law and Development Economics from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a PhD in Government from UT-Austin.