Samantha von Ende (Indianapolis) is a JD/PhD Fellow at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law’s Center for Constitutional Democracy, providing research and consulting assistance on advising projects in Burma, Lao PDR, and Jordan. Her Ph.D. dissertation explores the political developments and constitutional foundations that influence evolving conceptions of current and future majorities in Israel, with a particular focus on constitutional identity and reform processes in comparative context. In recent years, Sam has served as a legal intern in the chambers of the United States Seventh Circuit Judge David Hamilton, as an Access to Justice Pro Bono Fellow, and in editorships on multiple law journals. She has received numerous distinctions for leadership and academic excellence, including her selections as a “Next Generation Leader” by the American Constitution Society (2015), as a graduate fellow of IU’s Ostrom Workshop (2018), and as a recipient of Indiana University’s John H. Edwards Fellowship (2019). A grateful product of two vibrant Jewish communities in the Kansas City Metro Area and Greensboro, North Carolina, Sam enjoys quality journalism, traveling, game nights, the performing arts, and spending time with her loved ones.