2017 Events

Information about events hosted or sponsored by the Center for Congressional & Presidential Studies in 2017

Trump is (Un)Doing More Than You Think

DC White House Greenery

David Barker, Director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies invites you to:

Trump is (Un)Doing More Than You Think, A Conversation About the Short and Long Term Impacts the Trump Presidency is Having

Wednesday, November 29 at American University
Mary Graydon Center Room 3
12:00 pm to 1:45 pm
(Lunch served at noon. Program starts at 12:15 pm)

Panel Included:

Eric Lipton, The New York Times
Chris Edelson, American University

Moderated by David Barker, American University

Please RSVP to ccps@american.edu or 202-885-3491

Why The Senate Is Broken

US Capitol

Monday, October 30 at American University
Mary Graydon Center Room 2
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
(Lunch served at noon. Program starts at 12:15 pm)

Panel Included:

Molly Reynolds, The Brookings Institution
Jennifer Victor, George Mason University
Donald Wolfensberger, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Bipartisan Policy Center
James A. Thurber, American University

Moderated by David Barker, American University

Please RSVP to ccps@american.edu or 202-885-3491

Rivals for Power

Donald Trump gives his presidential inaugural address on January 20, 2017.

Rivals for Power: Presidential Congressional Relations
An Assessment of President Trump's Relationship with Congress

Monday, September 18
American University
Mary Graydon Center
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Room 203-205

Upon the publication of Rivals for Power: Presidential Congressional Relations and President Trump's nine months in office, this forum assessed his accomplishments and failures working with Congress

Panel Included:

Professor James A. Thurber, American University*
Professor Jordan Tama, American University *
Professor Patrick Griffin, American University*
Professor David Karol, University of Maryland

*Contributors to Rivals for Power

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The Speeches of President Kennedy

CCPS and the Kennedy Political Union invite you to:

The Speeches of President Kennedy

Wednesday, March 8
6:30-8:30 PM
Ward Circle Building, Room 1

Join author Anders Agner and actor Caspar Phillipson (Jackie) as they share stories of JFK and presents speeches given by the 35th President.

Co-sponsored by Kongressen.com, The Embassy of Denmark, and Real Clear Politics.

Limits on Presidential Power

SOC New Hampshire Trump

The Challenge of Setting Limits on Presidential Power Under the Trump Administration

Please join CCPS on February 1 at 12:30 in Mary Graydon Center Room 245.

Panel to include:

Amanda Terkel, Politics Managing Editor/Senior Political Reporter-The Huffington Post
Joe Gaeta, Senior Advisor and Director of Oversight for U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
Ian Millhiser, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress & Justice Editor, ThinkProgress

Moderated by Chris Edelson, Assistant Professor of Government in American University's School of Public Affairs

Lunch will be served

Please RSVP to ccps@american.edu or 202-885-3491

The Transition and the First 100 Days of the Trump Presidency

The White House

Join CCPS on Tuesday, January 24th
American University
Mary Graydon Center Room 5
Noon- 1:45pm

Panel to include:

Daniel J. Fiorino, Distinguished Executive in Residence and Director of the Center for Environmental Policy in the School of Public Affairs at American University
Neil Kerwin, President of American University
Martha Joynt Kumar, Director of the White House Transition Project
Janice Lachance, President-elect of ASPA - American Society for Public Administration
Howard McCurdy, Professor of Public Affairs in the Public Administration and Policy Department at American University

Moderated by James A. Thurber, Distinguished Professor, Department of Government and Founding Director, Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies

Lunch will be served

Please RSVP to ccps@american.edu or 202-885-3491