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The McCourtney Institute for Democracy

About the McCourtney Institute for Democracy

The McCourtney Institute for Democracy was 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.

Upcoming Events
Feb 20, 2018 | 03:00 PM | 302 Pond Lab Trump is a Joke: Why Satire Makes Sense When Politics Doesn't
Feb 22, 2018 | 04:00 PM | Sutliff Auditorium, Lewis Katz Building Steve Brodner: Too Close for Comfort
Mar 12, 2018 | 04:00 PM | Hintz Family Alumni Center How Democracies Die
Mar 14, 2018 | 06:00 PM | 108 Wartik Lab Democratic Dissent: From Protest to Policy
Apr 10, 2018 | 04:00 PM | 100 Life Science Building Kenneth Burke lecture: Dr. Robert Asen
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The McCourtney Institute for Democracy

327 Pond Lab, University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 865-0100