James Madison: The Founder of Modern Founding

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Location: Jenkins and Nanovic Halls, Room 1030

James Ceaser (University of Virgina) spoke on James Madison's political thought. Event was presented by the Potenziani Program in Constitutional Studies and the Tocqueville Program at the University of Notre Dame.

James Ceaser is the Harry F. Byrd Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, director of the Program for Constitutionalism and Democracy, and was a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is the author of several books on American politics and American political thought, including Presidential Selection (1979), Reconstructing America (1997), and Nature and History in American Political Development (2006), and Designing a Polity (2010). He is a frequent contributor to the popular press, including the National Review.