American University Lecture: Keith Whittington on Speech

American University campus

Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech


JMC partnered with the Political Theory Institute to bring Keith Whittington to American University’s campus for a discussion on free speech. This event is in celebration of Constitution Day alongside a series of other events.

September 17, 2018 • 5:30PM-7:00PM
Kerwin Hall 301, American University

This event is free and open to the public.

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Keith WhittingtonKeith E. Whittington is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics at Princeton University. He received a Ph.D. in political science from Yale University. He is the author of many books, including: Speek Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech (Princeton University Press, 2018); American Political Thought: Readings and Materials (Oxford University Press, 2016); Political Foundations of Judicial Supremacy: The Presidency, the Supreme Court, and Constitutional Leadership in U.S. History (Princeton University Press, 2007); and has published widely on American constitutional theory and development, judicial politics, the presidency, and federalism.

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