Xavier: Political Economy in the Founding Era

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Xavier University: “The Political Economy of Participation in the Founding Era”


The Political Science Department of Xavier University, a JMC partner program, will be hosting JMC fellow David Houpt for a lecture on founding era political economics.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Xavier University

Free and open to the public

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David HouptDavid Houpt is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. His research and teaching interests include Revolutionary America, Colonial America, the early American Republic, the Enlightenment, the Atlantic world, political culture and historical memory. Professor Houpt is also currently researching violence in the South in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth-centuries. His most current book project uses an analysis of evolving forms of political mobilization in Pennsylvania to explore the struggle to define the nature of self-government in Revolutionary America. The book seeks to provide a new framework for understanding how the boundaries of American democracy formed.

Professor Houpt is a JMC fellow.

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The Political Science Department at Xavier University offers intellectually stimulating introductory courses in the fields of American Government, Comparative Government, International Relations and Political Philosophy, as well as upper-level courses that are limited in size and scope to allow students to debate the political and social issues that interest them most. Political science students also take courses in economics and statistics and an upper-level political science seminar in which they work closely with a faculty member on a research project of their own design.

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