Popular Sovereignty and the Constitution

Constitutionalism, Populism, and Popular Sovereignty


JMC faculty partner Michael Zuckert will give a talk on the Constitution and popular rule at the University of Montana’s Project on American Democracy and Citizenship, a JMC partner program.

September 13, 2018
The University of Montana

The Project on American Democracy and Citizenship aims to foster an open and on-going conversation about core liberal arts questions and their relation to American government and society.

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Michael ZuckertMichael Zuckert is the Nancy R. Dreux Professor of Political Science at Notre Dame.  He works in the two fields of Political Theory and Constitutional Studies, in both of which he has published extensively.  He has published Natural Rights and the New Republicanism, the Natural Rights Republic, Launching Liberalism, and (with Catherine Zuckert) The Truth About Leo Strauss in addition to many articles.  He has also edited (with Derek Webb) The Antifederal Writings of the Melancton Smith Circle. He has a book Leo Strauss and the Problem of Political Philosophy (with Catherine Zuckert) coming out in the spring from University of Chicago Press and is completing Natural rights and the New Constitutionalism, a study of American constitutionalism in theoretical context.

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