Campus & Community

Promoting greater understanding of the nation’s democratic traditions is a collective endeavor. The Kinder Institute has designed a number of programs, ranging from monthly reading groups to public lectures, that bring leaders in the fields of American political thought and history together with members of the MU, Columbia, and Missouri communities to discuss ideas, figures, and events that have been central to the development of constitutional democracy in the United States.

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  • “Justice and Duty”: December 14 Meeting of “Justice” Community Seminar

    For the final Fall 2017 meeting of Kinder Institute Director Justin Dyer’s community seminar, participants … Continued

  • “Public Schools and American Democracy”: Lecture with Western Washington’s Johann Neem

    Why do we have public schools? What do we want from them? At a time … Continued