Public Policy from a Constitutional Viewpoint

 

 

Schedule


  1. The Constitution and the American Political Tradition

    Larry P. Arnn
    February 22, 2016

  2. Principles and Public Policy in American Politics

    Thomas G. West
    February 29, 2016

  3. Freedom of Speech and Religion

    Paul Rahe
    March 7, 2016

  4. Immigration

    Kevin Portteus
    March 14, 2016

  5. Regulation

    Ronald J. Pestritto
    March 21, 2016

  6. Terrorism and Foreign Policy

    Will Morrisey
    March 28, 2016

  7. Health Care

    Gary Wolfram
    April 4, 2016

  8. Race and Affirmative Action

    Paul Moreno
    April 11, 2016

  9. The Environment

    John W. Grant
    April 18, 2016

  10. Taxes

    Michael J. Clark
    April 25, 2016

  11. Marriage and Family

    Kevin Slack
    May 2, 2016

  12. Education

    Larry P. Arnn
    May 9, 2016

  13. Final Quiz

 

Lecturers


Larry P. Arnn is the twelfth president of Hillsdale College, where he is also a professor of politics and history. He received his B.A. from Arkansas State University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Government from the Claremont Graduate School. He also studied at Worcester College, Oxford University, where he served as director of research for Sir Martin Gilbert, the official biographer of Winston Churchill. From 1985 to 2000, he served as president of the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy. He serves on several boards of directors, and he previously served on the U.S. Army War College Board of Visitors for two years for which he earned the Department of the Army’s Outstanding Civilian Service Medal. In 2015, he received the Bradley Prize from the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation. A member of numerous organizations including the Churchill Centre, he is the author of three books: Liberty and Learning: The Evolution of American Education; The Founders’ Key: The Divine and Natural Connection Between the Declaration and the Constitution and What We Risk by Losing It; and, most recently, Churchill’s Trial: Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government.

Michael J. Clark is assistant professor of economics at Hillsdale College. He earned his B.A. from Hillsdale College and his M.A. and Ph.D. from George Mason University.

John W. Grant is assistant professor of politics at Hillsdale College. He received his B.A. from Eureka College and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Dallas.

Paul Moreno is the William and Berniece Grewcock Professor in Constitutional History at Hillsdale College. He received his B.A. from the State University of New York and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Maryland at College Park.

Will Morrisey is professor emeritus of politics at Hillsdale College. He received his B.A. from Kenyon College and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the New School.

Ronald J. Pestritto is the Charles and Lucia Shipley Professor in the American Constitution at Hillsdale College. He received his B.A. from Claremont McKenna College and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University.

Kevin Portteus is associate professor of politics at Hillsdale College. He received his B.A. from Ashland University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Dallas.

Paul A. Rahe is the Charles O. Lee and Louise K. Lee Professor in the Western Heritage at Hillsdale College. He received a B.A. from Yale University, a B.A. from the University of Oxford, and his Ph.D. from Yale University.

Kevin Slack is assistant professor of politics at Hillsdale College. He received his B.A. from Indiana University, his M.A. from the University of California Davis, and his Ph.D. from the University of Dallas.

Thomas G. West is the Paul Ermine Potter and Dawn Tibbetts Potter Professor in Politics at Hillsdale College. He received his B.A. from Cornell University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University.

Gary Wolfram is the William E. Simon Professor in Economics and Public Policy at Hillsdale College. He received his B.A. from the University of California Santa Barbara and his Ph.D. from the University of California Berkeley.