Lawmaking in a Pandemic

The Plague, Power, & Policy: Lawmaking in a Pandemic conversation held last week is posted on our YouTube channel. Check it out!

Essay Submission Deadline Extended

The 2021 Undergraduate Essay Competition submission deadline has been extended until April 9, 2021. “Should the United States make military or national service compulsory?” Submit online at:

Sifting & Winnowing

The third volume of S&W’s Wisconsin Ideas Conference Papers are now published. The Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy provides regular support to S&W. To learn more click here.

First Book Manuscript Workshop 2021

The Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy at the University of Wisconsin–Madison invites submissions for its annual First Book Manuscript Workshop.  The book selected will be the subject of a day-long conference at which …