Political science professor Jonathan Laurence was named the director of Boston College’s Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy on Feb. 17.
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.
“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.”
“Before I went to Tajikistan, I was more afraid to take risks,” said Omeed Alidadi, one the Heights’ ‘Seniors to Watch.’
In her talk on Thursday, Judith Resnik talked about how placing prisoners in extreme solitary confinement is a violation of the eighth amendment.
Alan Abramowitz, a professor of political science at Emory University, believes there is a polarized national electorate.
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.