Florida Teacher Seminar: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement

Florida teachers gathered virtually with JMC faculty partners Peter Myers (University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire) and Lee Trepanier (Samford University) for an in-depth seminar on Martin Luther King Jr.'s political thought and the development of Civil Rights protections in the United States through Constitutional amendments, Supreme Court rulings, and federal legislation. Afterwards, JMC's Teacher Education Fellow, Dr. Danton Kostandarithes, led a classroom application […]

The Supreme Court and Judicial Review


A Virtual Seminar for Florida Teachers   Professor David Ramsey (University of West Florida) will lead an interactive discussion for Florida teachers on the Supreme Court and the development of the principle of judicial review. Readings for the seminar will include Constitutional articles, Federalist and Antifederalist papers, and Marbury v. Madison (1800). After the discussion, Dr. […]

JMC Office Hours: American Foreign Policy and the War in Ukraine

Do you have questions about the war in Ukraine? The response from the international community? Or about what role the United States could play in the conflict? Ask a JMC faculty partner! On Wednesday, April 20th, JMC will host its second Office Hours with Professor Alberto Coll (DePaul University College of Law) where he will […]

Coastal Carolina: Summer Seminar for Middle and High School Teachers

On June 4-10, 2022, the Cincinnatus Center at Coastal Carolina University will host a week-long summer seminar on the American Political Tradition in June of 2022. This seminar is geared toward middle- and high-school teachers in Horry and surrounding counties, in order to offer content-based professional development to equip teachers with the history and pedagogy […]