2021 Shawnee Trail Conference on American Politics & Constitutionalism Call-for-Papers (Deadline Jan. 31)

Now in its seventh year, the Shawnee Trail Conference on American Politics & Constitutionalism will take the form of a manuscript workshop in 2021, co-sponsored by the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy and the journal American Political Thought. Manuscript proposals are currently being accepted, with a deadline of January 31, and we are open to proposals from scholars at all ranks in departments of political science, history, philosophy, and related disciplines and we welcome papers on all aspects of politics and American constitutionalism, broadly defined to encompass political and constitutional development, political thought, and public law. The workshop itself will be held virtually on April 10, 2021. See the call-for-papers for more information.

To apply, please send your CV and a one-page abstract of your paper to connor.ewing@missouri.edu by January 31, 2021. We will make formal invitations to the workshop in early February. Questions can be directed to any of the contacts below.


Dr. Connor Ewing, connor.ewing@missouri.edu, Kinder Institute Assistant Professor of Constitutional Democracy, University of Missouri

Dr. Susan McWilliams Barndt, susan.mcwilliams@pomona.edu, Professor and Chair of Politics, Pomona College

Dr. Jeremy Bailey, jbailey@central.uh.edu, Professor of Political Science, University of Houston