Kinder Institute Residential College

Find out more about the Kinder Institute's new living-and-learning community for first-year Mizzou students.

M.A. in Atlantic History & Politics

Review of applications for the 2021-22 cohort of the M.A. in Atlantic History & Politics will begin in January.

B.A. in Constitutional Democracy

Coming in Fall 2020 to the College of Arts & Science: A New, Interdisciplinary B.A. in Constitutional Democracy.

New Graduate Degree Offering

Introducing the new J.D./M.A. in Atlantic History & Politics dual degree. Review of applications will begin in January.

"One Woman, One Vote": 2020 Constitution Day Lecture

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, Univ. of South Carolina Distinguished Professor Emerita Marjorie J. Spruill will deliver the Kinder Institute's annual James E. Fleming & Linda C. McClain Constitution Day Lecture

Apply Now for the 2021 Kinder Scholars D.C. Summer Program

Applications are now open for the 2021 Kinder Scholars D.C. Summer Program, with a deadline of October 30.

Fall 2020 Kinder Institute Events Calendar

Friday Colloquia, Constitution Day Lecture, Book Workshops and More. Download our Fall 2020 Events Calendar here.

Kinder Institute Residential College

M.A. in Atlantic History & Politics

B.A. in Constitutional Democracy

New Graduate Degree Offering

"One Woman, One Vote": 2020 Constitution Day Lecture

Apply Now for the 2021 Kinder Scholars D.C. Summer Program

Fall 2020 Kinder Institute Events Calendar

OUR PROGRAMS

Isaac Baker, Class of 2020 (Bachelor of Education Studies, BA History)

The route I followed with the Kinder Institute took me from the Society of Fellows, to Oxford, to D.C., and I find the friends I made to be one of the greatest aspects of my experience with these programs.

On the Kinder Institute Undergraduate Experience

From a summer in D.C. with the Kinder Scholars program to her Journal on Constitutional Democracy publication, Riley Messer (Political Science) talks "dreaming big" as a Kinder Institute undergrad.

Lawrence Goldman, St. Peter's College (Oxford) & Kinder Institute Senior Fellow

You come from the heartland, and it is truly the beating heart of America and its history. Within three hours of Columbia, there are places that are central to America's destiny...where, today, American history is remembered.

Kinder Institute Endowed Chair Jay Sexton on the Historian's Craft

What's the secret to being a good historian? Find out here, in this brief interview with Kinder Institute Endowed Chair in Constitutional Democracy and Professor of History Jay Sexton.