Kinder Institute Residential College

Enrollment in the Kinder Institute Residential College will remain open through May.

M.A. in Atlantic History & Politics

Applications are still open for one of the College of Arts & Science's newest graduate degrees.

CNST_DEM 2004: Constitutional Litigation Apply Now for Fall 2020

Applications for the Fall 2020 section of Constitutional Litigation (CNST_DEM 2004), which includes an experiential trip to D.C., are now open and will be considered on a rolling basis beginning on April 10, 2020.

B.A. in Constitutional Democracy

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

Spring 2020 Kinder Institute Events

Public programming at the Kinder Institute will be canceled through the remainder of the spring semester, though we hope to re-schedule many of these events for 2020-21.

Kinder Institute Residential College

M.A. in Atlantic History & Politics

CNST_DEM 2004: Constitutional Litigation Apply Now for Fall 2020

B.A. in Constitutional Democracy

Spring 2020 Kinder Institute Events

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.

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This Saturday 4/4 our own Jeff Pasley will be one of the Mizzou commentators for Ragtag Cinemas virtual Extra Credit presentation of, ahem, National Treasure, starring noted historian Nic Cage. Strange times demand desperate measures. Details here: ragtagcinema.org/films/1807
https://www.umass.edu/hfa/news/race-and-american-story-project-moves-annual-symposium-online-opens-event-public
Programming for the 2020 Race & the American Story symposium has moved online, starting tomorrow with Profs. Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter S. Onufs conversation on Thomas Jeffersons Story. Full schedule + Zoom links here: https://bit.ly/3492IKb
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We offer our enthusiastic congratulations to these Mizzou 39 students who have been amazing contributors to the Kinder Institute community!
Ryan Owens offers our Friday afternoon Pursuit of Happiness Hour lecture on the effects of cognitive aging on federal judges. Logboat Brewing Company