The Kinder Institute prepares Mizzou undergraduate students for lives as thoughtful, informed and engaged citizens.programs
The Kinder Institute supports the development of the next generation of professors and scholars of American political thought and history.programs
Public Lecture SeriesEach year, the Kinder Institute invites distinguished scholars of America political thought and history to campus to share their insights into the philosophical foundations and current state of constitutional democracy at home and abroad with members of the MU and Columbia communities.
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Community SeminarsThe cornerstone of the Kinder Institute’s educational outreach programming, our community seminars provide Columbia residents with a forum for studying the evolution of democratic culture in America alongside Institute faculty and fellows. There are currently no upcoming events
Academic WorkshopsCommitted to supporting innovative research on the nation’s political history and traditions, the Kinder Institute sponsors a number of programs that bring scholars from around the region and nation to Columbia to share their work with members of the MU community.
Apr 26“How to Hide an Empire”: Colloquium with Northwestern Prof. Daniel Immerwahr3:30 PM | Jesse Hall 410
Apr 27(Re)Building American Identifies: April 27 Graduate Conference10:00 AM | Jesse Hall 410
May 03“When the Devil Beat Daniel Webster”: Colloquium with KICD Postdoc Rudy Hernandez3:30 PM | Jesse Hall 410