Presented by Paula Monopoli, author of Constitutional Orphan: Gender Equality and the Nineteenth Amendment (Oxford University Press, 2020). Professor Monopoli is the the Sol & Carlyn Hubert Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law, the Founding Director of the Carey School of Law’s Women, Leadership & Equality Program and a former (2017-2020) Visiting Leadership Scholar at Churchill College, University of Cambridge. Author of four books and over 30 scholarly articles, her most recent book, Constitutional Orphan: Gender Equality and the Nineteenth Amendment (2020) explores how the meanings ascribed to that Amendment over time have been shaped by a wide array of actors in American government and society. Professor Monopoli, who holds a BA degree from Yale University and a J.D. degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, is the recipient of the Baltimore Bar Foundation’s 2020 Fellows Award for her contributions to our understanding of the role of law in democratic society.