Rebuilding democracy starts within local communities, according to New York Times columnist and former CBS political analyst Jamelle Bouie.
Russian Journalist and Nobel Prize Laureate Dmitry Muratov Speaks at BC’s Clough Colloquium
Members of the Boston College community and the public flooded Gasson 100 to hear Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov speak on Tuesday night.
Jonathan Laurence Named Director of BC’s Clough Center
Political science professor Jonathan Laurence was named the director of Boston College’s Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy on Feb. 17.
Panelists Discuss Democratic Reform, Ranked-Choice Voting
The Good Governance Project, a new initiative of the The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy, held its inaugural kick-off event on Oct. 1 with a virtual panel of guest speakers who discussed the country’s dire need for democratic reform.
DiBello Studies Gender in Ecuador’s Public Health Sphere
“During the quiet moments where I would get to hold the fact that my experience was so unique—like a bus ride back that I’d have by myself—I’d just think about how I had been so wonderfully welcomed into the lives of people who didn’t necessarily have to welcome me.”
Summer Spent on the Hill
“For better or worse, internships are still the best way to land a job on the Hill. There’s no better way to meet the people and learn the skills necessary to succeed here,” Mike Demakos, BC ’16 said.
Journey of Discovery: Omeed Alidadi’s Time in Tajikistan
“Before I went to Tajikistan, I was more afraid to take risks,” said Omeed Alidadi, one the Heights’ ‘Seniors to Watch.’
‘Punishment has some form of boundaries:’ Yale Law Prof. Seeks to Reform Prisons
In her talk on Thursday, Judith Resnik talked about how placing prisoners in extreme solitary confinement is a violation of the eighth amendment.
Clough Center Hosts Panel of Professors to Examine the Election
Alan Abramowitz, a professor of political science at Emory University, believes there is a polarized national electorate.
Clough Center Hosts Artists to Talk Visual Arts and Democracy
As a part of The Arts and the Culture of Democracy Lecture Series, the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy held a talk by artists discussing the relationship between democracy and the arts.