J.D., University of Chicago, 2005
Professor Tolson’s scholarship focuses on the intersection between election law and federalism. Recently, she has written on Congress's authority to regulate elections under the Elections Clause, the federalism implications of partisan gerrymandering, the scope of voting rights under the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments, and the constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Her research has been published in leading law reviews, and she has written for or appeared as a commentator for various mass media outlets. She teaches courses in constitutional law, election law, employment discrimination, race and the law, legislation and regulation, and the first amendment.