McDowell Institute Lecture Series

The McDowell Institute Lecture Series hosts speakers who examine and discuss the problems and prospects of leadership, constitutionalism, political economy, politics, and ethical reasoning.

2021–22 Events

Rita Koganzon

Nov. 12 • 4 p.m. 
Liberal States, Authoritarian Families
Rita Koganzon
Author, Liberal States, Authoritarian Families: Childhood & Education in Early Modern Thought
Associate Director, Program on Constitutionalism and Democracy and Assistant Professor of Politics, General Faculty, University of Virginia

Jonathan Rauch

March 29 • 6 p.m. 
The Constitution of Knowledge
Jonathan Rauch
Author, The Constitution of Knowledge: A Defense of Truth
Senior Fellow, the Brookings Institution 
Contributing Writer, The Atlantic