Upcoming Events

Constitution Day

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
12-1:30 pm ET
AOK Library 7th floor

Robinson Woodward-Burns, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Political Science at Howard University

Constitutional Hardball and American Democracy

Political leaders are increasingly engaging in “constitutional hardball” – bending lawmaking rules for partisan gain. This lecture contextualizes this phenomenon historically and describes how constitutional hardball weakens American democracy today.

Organized by the Department of Political Science and cosponsored by the Center for Social Science Scholarship.




At present, the Department of Political Science hosts one regular events that is open to the entire UMBC community:

“Wednesday Wipe Out” Current Events Forum, every Wednesday at 12.

Webex Login Details for Wednesday Wipe Out:

Meeting link: https://umbc.webex.com/umbc/j.php?MTID=m18d6c1163950d57d43c159d75ede3661

Meeting number: 475 225 510;  Password: WWOO

Also, please consider attending one or more of the Social Science Forum events through CS3! See here for current dates and topics.