People affiliated with the Center teach a number of courses for undergraduates at the University. See them here.
Undergraduate Essay Competition
“Should the Citizenship Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution—which states that ‘All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside’—be repealed or modified to restrict more precisely the definition of who may claim citizenship?”
This year’s essay reflects on the heated debate over the status of undocumented immigrants and their American-born children, especially in light of the importance of this topic during the 2016 presidential election.
First place: $1,000
Second place: $500
Third place: $250
The winners will also be invited
to a dinner hosted by the Center
Length: ~1000 words
Essays accepted until March 30. All submissions should be emailed to Dr. Douglas Walker at email@example.com.
2017 Topic: “Should the U.S. Electoral College be abolished, reformed, or left to the states to determine?”
2016 Topic: “Are the goals of fostering freedom of speech on campus and of fostering a welcoming environment for all students incompatible?”