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  • Spring 2019 Events at the Kinder Institute

    Use the link below to access a printable PDF of the Kinder Institute’s full Spring … Continued

  • Introducing the 2019 Kinder Scholars

    After a week of application review, followed by a week of interviews, we’re thrilled to … Continued

  • “History in Crises”: Jay Sexton on The Brian Lehrer Show

    Kinder Institute Endowed Chair and Professor of History Jay Sexton hopped on WNYC’s “The Brian … Continued

  • Recapping the 2018 Society of Fellows Summer Seminar

    Our annual dress rehearsal for the beginning of the school year, the Kinder Institute’s fifth … Continued

  • 2018 Kinder Scholars Profile: Mary Grace Newman

    For the second official installment of the “Notes from the Capital” update series, we have … Continued

  • Notes from the Capital (Updated): News from Our 2018 Kinder Scholars

    Each year, a cohort of 20-plus MU undergrads makes the trek eastward to the capital … Continued

  • Announcing the 2018-19 Society of Fellows

    It’s with great pleasure that we are finally able to announce the MU undergrads who … Continued

  • Demystifying “Democracy vs. Republic”: KICD Faculty in the Post-Dispatch

    A news item so exciting it gets its own post, Kinder Institute Director Justin Dyer … Continued

  • Kinder Institute Faculty in the News: Winter 2018 Edition

    After taking a brief hiatus during winter break, our “Kinder Institute in the News” feature … Continued

  • Kinder Institute Joins Statewide Bicentennial Alliance

    Thanks to the hard work of our longtime collaborator Dr. Steve Belko, Executive Director of … Continued

  • “Thinking Out Loud”: Kinder Institute Faculty on KBIA

    A pair of Kinder Institute faculty members sat down during the Fall 2017 semester with … Continued

  • Introducing our 2018 Kinder Scholars

    We are thrilled to be able to announce the 2018 class of Kinder Scholars, who … Continued

  • C-Span and the Kinder Institute (Updated)

    We would like to give a special thanks to C-Span for helping us create an … Continued

  • Call-for-Applications: 2018-19 Postdoctoral Fellowships

    The Kinder Institute is currently accepting applications for two 2018-19 Postdoctoral Fellows, one each in … Continued

  • Starting Points Call for Submissions: Nature in American History & Politics

    In addition to an ongoing call for submissions on essays that examine “American Principles & Practices,” the … Continued

  • Announcing the 2017 Kinder Scholars

    It’s with great pleasure that we announce that the following 20 MU undergraduates will be … Continued

  • Call for Submissions: Starting Points, an Online Journal of American Principles and Practices

    We are pleased to announce that we are currently inviting submissions for our newest scholarly venture, Starting … Continued

  • Call-for-Panel Series Proposals: Religion and Politics in Early America Special Topics Conference

    The Kinder Institute is thrilled to partner with the Danforth Center on Religion and Politics … Continued