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2011 Events


CCPS Forum on Early State Primaries - December 1

CCPS as hosted a forum on early state primaries on Thursday, December 1st from 3:30pm-5:00pm in Butler Boardroom.

Speakers included Glen Bolger, Partner at Public Opinion Strategies, Corey R. Lewandowski, State Director for Americans for Prosperity Foundation – New Hampshire, David Mark, Senior Editor at Politico, and Rob Richie, Executive Director at FairVote.

The forum was moderated by Prof. Candice Nelson. Learn more.

Book Discussion: Obama in Office - November 29


Please join the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies and The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on November 29th for a panel discussion of Prof. Thurber’s book assessing the Obama Administration. Learn More

Miss the event? Watch the video.

Budget crisis forum - October 26

On October 26th, CCPS and the Kay Spiritual Life Center hosted a lunchtime forum on the budget crisis.

The forum featured Scott Lilly, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and Dean Baker, Co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research. It was moderated by Prof. James A. Thurber.

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Obama's first two years in office - April 6

On April 6th, CCPS hosted a half day conference on President Obama’s first two years in office. Read Agenda (.pdf)

Missed the event? Watch video or read coverage from the Center for Responsive Politics.

Prof. Tama book talk - April 13

CCPS and USFP hosted an author talk featuring Prof. Jordan Tama and his new book on national security. The event took place at American University on April 13th at 4:00pm. Learn more

CCPS co-sponsored a conference on March 1st that focused on the role of First Ladies in American history. Learn More

CCPS Celebrated Women's History Month with a panel discussion and book signing with former Congresswomen Elizabeth Holtzman and Connie Morella. Learn more

CCPS and the AU’s School of International Service co-hosted the3rd annual Eisenhower Symposium on February 16th. The event featured scholars David A. Nichols, David Ottaway, and Stephen Randolph. Learn more

Dante Chinni discussed his book "Our Patchwork Nation" on Thursday, February 10th at 7pm in Mary Graydon Center Room 4. More Info (.pdf)

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