American Politics and Policy

Of concern to Americans are topics such as education, healthcare, criminal justice, immigration, jobs and economic development, racial justice, and the role of government in society. To help us make sense of these complex issues, the American Politics and Policy Series was created. Through it, the Riley Institute brings to Furman leaders and experts who bring a variety of experiences and diverse perspectives to help us broaden our understanding of the issues we face. Students, faculty, and members of the community are invited to join us as we consider what’s working and what’s not working in America.

Constitution Day 2021: The Constitution and Civil Rights
The Constitution and Civil Rights Monday, September 27, 2021 |...
2020 Fellow in Residence: Angela Maria Kelley
Woodrow Wilson Fellow in Residence Angela Maria Kelley Public Address:...
Constitution Day 2019: Slipping Towards Monarchy?
Slipping toward Monarchy?: The Rising Power of the Presidency Andy...
2019 Alumni Series: Crisis and Response: Stories of Leadership
Crisis and Response: Stories of Leadership Second Biennial Alumni-in-Residence Program...
2018: Constitution Day
Turning Right: The New Supreme Court and Issues of Abortion,...
Climate Change is Real: Now What?
National Conferences Climate Change is Real: Now What? Shaw Hall,...
2017 Alumni Series: Safe and Free
Safe and Free? Civil Liberties and the Fight for National...
2017: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Fellow in Residence Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Black America...