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

A second round of applications for the new M.A. in Atlantic History & Politics will be considered on a rolling basis, beginning April 15, 2020, with admissions notifications to follow by June 1.

B.A. in Constitutional Democracy

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

Summer 2020 Online Events

Online Programming at the Kinder Institute will continue throughout the summer. FInd out more here.

Faculty Publications and More

Keep track of all faculty publications, KICD news, and new MU Press titles here.

Kinder Institute Residential College

M.A. in Atlantic History & Politics

B.A. in Constitutional Democracy

Summer 2020 Online Events

Faculty Publications and More

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.