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Upcoming Events
Sep 10, 2015 | 04:00 PM | Foster Auditorium (102 Paterno Library) Lynn Vavreck (UCLA) "The Fundamentals of a Campaign: What Matters in the 2016 Presidential Election"
Oct 06, 2015 | 04:00 PM | Foster Auditorium (102 Paterno Library) Julia Angwin (ProPublica), "Making Privacy Public: The Surveillance Crisis and the 2016 Election."
Oct 30, 2015 | 04:00 PM | Foster Auditorium (102 Paterno Library) Joan Tronto - The Brown Democracy Medal Ceremony and Lecture
Nov 10, 2015 | 04:00 PM | Foster Auditorium (102 Paterno Library) Rebecca Traister (New York Magazine), “The Case For and Against Hillary Clinton.”
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Welcome to The McCourtney Institute for Democracy 

Welcome to The McCourtney Institute for Democracy. We were founded in 2012 as an interdisciplinary center for research, teaching, and outreach on issues of democracy, broadly defined. The McCourtney Institute coordinates innovative programs and projects in collaboration with two Centers of Excellence - the Center for American Political Responsiveness and the Center for Democratic Deliberation - and other entities at Penn State. 

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