Zephyr Teachout

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Birthday
21, 1971
Birthplace
Vermont
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
21, 1971 (age 48)
Birthplace
Vermont

About

This Fordham University law professor also served as director of the non-partisan Sunlight Foundation (an organization established to promote government transparency). She entered politics in 2014 as a candidate for the New York gubernatorial race's Democratic nomination, but was ultimately defeated by Andrew Cuomo.

Before Fame

After graduating from Yale University in 1993, she earned both a master's degree in political science and a Juris Doctor (law degree) from Duke University.

Trivia

When not teaching or running for office, she acted in numerous professional stage productions at Vermont's Unadilla Theatre.

Family Life

She grew up on a Vermont farm and later settled in New York City.

Associated With

She served as Director of Internet Organizing for the 2004 campaign of Democratic presidential hopeful Howard Dean.