The University of Delaware History Club presents a Constitution Panel on Thursday, Sept. 19th from 5 to 7:00pm in the Trabant University Theater. Join us for a Conversation on the Past, Present & Future of the Constitution
& Delaware featuring prominent faculty and policymakers in a
riveting discussion on the policies of the past and the future. This
event will hopefully ensure that students, faculty, staff, and community
do not forget the lessons of history in solving the problems of today.
The event is free and open to the public, but we ask you to use our registration form to register for the event so our panelists can prepare for your questions.
First Panel: Constitution & Delaware’s Role
This panel will be a faculty led discussion on the
history of the Constitution and Delaware’s crucial role at the
Constitutional Convention including many compromises and debates that
continue to stand the test of time.
Moderator: Ed Freel (Former Delaware Secretary of State, retired University of Delaware faculty)
- Professor Jonathan Russ
- Professor Eric Rise
- Madeline Dunn (Delaware Division of Historical & CulturalAffairs National Register Coordinator)
Second Panel: Current State & Federal Political Implications of the Constitution
panel will be led by renowned policy-makers with experience at both the
state and federal level of government. They will provide a window into
their viewpoint & background on current Constitutional issues
regarding various policies and legislation and how they have been
Voting Rights, Criminal Justice & Prison Reform, 2nd Amendment & Healthcare
Moderator: Director of the Center for Political Communication Professor Nancy Karibjanian
- Former U.S. Senator from Delaware Ted Kaufman
- State Senators Anthony Delcollo & Bryan Townsend
- Department of Correction Commissioner Claire DeMatteis
- Professor Leland Ware
*Speaker lineup subject to change
College Offices: Department of History, Department of Political Science
& International Relations, Center for Political Communication,
Biden Institute & Joseph R. Biden, Jr. School of Public Policy &
Supporting Club Partnerships: Make It Count, Phi Alpha Theta, College Democrats, College Republicans
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