Bertrall Ross

  • Chancellor's Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law

Bertrall Ross is the Chancellor’s Professor of Law at University of California Berkeley School of Law. His research is driven by a concern about democratic responsiveness and accountability, as well as the inclusion of marginalized communities in the political process.

Bertrall’s past scholarship in the areas of election law, constitutional law and statutory interpretation has been published in the Columbia Law Review, NYU Law Review and the University of Chicago Law Review, among others. He is currently working on articles related to racial democratic inclusion, separation of powers, partisan gerrymandering, and voter data and inequality. Bertrall earned his J.D. from Yale Law School and master’s degrees from the London School of Economics and Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Prior to joining Berkeley Law, he was a Kellis Parker Academic Fellow at Columbia Law School. 



  • J.D.
    Yale Law School
  • M.P.A.
    London School of Economics
  • M.Sc.
    London School of Economics
  • B.A.
    University of Colorado Boulder

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