Jessie Baugher is the Project Coordinator for the Comparative Constitutions Project, a non-profit research group that produces comprehensive data about the world's constitutions to promote peace, justice, and human development through the constitution making process. She joined the CCP as a research assistant in 2008 and took over management duties in 2011. She holds a B.A. in Gender and Women’s Studies from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Before joining the CCP, she worked for the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting constitutional rights and liberties in the United States.