By Wesley Pegden and Ariel D. Procaccia February 15 at 8:10 PM
Wesley Pegden, an associate professor of mathematical sciences at Carnegie Mellon University, appeared as an expert witness in the gerrymandering case in Pennsylvania. Ariel D. Procaccia is an associate professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University.
Once a relatively obscure phenomenon, gerrymandering is having its moment. In the past year, there have been legal challenges to election district lines in Wisconsin, Maryland, North Carolina and in our home state of Pennsylvania.