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Ryan Kiesel

Political commentator

Ryan Kiesel is a civil rights attorney and political consultant.

He served as Executive Director of the ACLU of Oklahoma from 2011 to 2020. Prior to leading the ACLU of Oklahoma, Ryan served three terms in the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 2004 to 2010.

Ryan has been legal counsel on multiple landmark lawsuits dealing with a range of issues, including the First Amendment and the rights of the incarcerated.

He also taught a seminar, Politics and the Law, as an adjunct professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law.

Ryan received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Oklahoma and a J.D. from the University of Oklahoma College of Law.