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WCED Roundtable Discussion. America's Democratic Vulnerabilities

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
4:00-5:30 PM
Off Campus Location
Panelists will discuss papers to be featured in a forthcoming special issue of The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. The issue's editors and contributing authors examine different aspects of democratic instability and erosion in the United States and offer suggestions for democratic repair, reform, and revitalization. Topics to be covered include the growing urban-rural political divide, as well as American federalism and political inequality.

*Trevor Brown, PhD student, Department of Government, Cornell University;
*Jake Grumbach, assistant professor of political science, University of Washington;
*Robert Lieberman, Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Political Science, Johns Hopkins University;
*Suzanne Mettler, John L. Senior Professor of American Institutions, Cornell University;
*Jamila Michener, associate professor of government, Cornell University;
*Robert Mickey, associate professor of political science, U-M
Moderator: Dan Slater, WCED Director

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Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Politics, Social Sciences
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, International Institute

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