Center for the Study of Democracy

democracy@smcm.edu
105 Kent Hall
Organization Description
he Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD) explores contemporary and historical issues associated with the ideas of democracy, liberty and justice in national and international contexts.
February 10, 2020
St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Center for the Study of Democracy, along with the Maryland State Board of Elections, will host a Maryland Election Administration Forum on Thursday, March 12, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Cole Cinema, Campus Center on the College’s campus. The event is free of charge and… Find Out More
October 29, 2019
St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Center for the Study of Democracy will hold a legislative preview session on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 6 p.m. in Glendening Annex on the College’s campus.  The event is free of charge and open to the public.

 

Elected officials to participate include:

State Senator… Find Out More
October 28, 2019
St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Center for the Study of Democracy presents a screening of “Watergate:  Shadow of History” by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Sherry Jones on Tuesday, November 19 in Cole Cinema, Campus Center on the St. Mary’s College campus. Led by Jones, the screening of the film… Find Out More
October 11, 2019
In July of 2014, Jason Rezaian and his wife were detained in their Iranian home and he went on to spend 544 days in Tehran’s Evin prison, released on the same day that the historic nuclear deal between Iran and world powers was implemented. On Wednesday, October 23 at 7 p.m., former U.S.… Find Out More
October 10, 2019
St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Center for the Study of Democracy is holding a talk by the authors, book sale/signing, and reception for “Republican Populist: Spiro Agnew and the Origins of Donald Trump’s America,” by Charles J. Holden, Zach Messitte, and Jerald Podair, on Monday, Oct. 21… Find Out More
August 13, 2019
The Center for the Study of Democracy, a joint project of St. Mary’s College of Maryland and Historic St. Mary’s City, will host the 2019 Constitution Day Lecture featuring Darrell M. West on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. in the College’s Cole Cinema, Campus Center.  This event is free of charge and… Find Out More
August 8, 2019
In July of 2014, Jason Rezaian and his wife were detained in their Iranian home and he went on to spend 544 days in Tehran’s Evin prison, released on the same day that the historic nuclear deal between Iran and world powers was implemented. On Thursday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m., former U.S.… Find Out More
June 25, 2019
The 8th Symposium on the Impacts of an Ice-Diminishing Arctic on Naval and Maritime Operations takes place July 17-18, 2019, at The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington, D.C. The forum is a joint program of The Wilson Center, the U.S. National Ice Center, the U.S.… Find Out More
May 3, 2019
Provost and Dean of Faculty Michael Wick announced today that Antonio Ugues Jr., associate professor of political science, will serve as the director for the Center for the Study of Democracy at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. He will begin the position on Monday, July 1. Todd Eberly, associate… Find Out More
April 1, 2019
St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Center for the Study of Democracy will hold its annual legislative debrief session on Monday, April 15 at 5:30 p.m. in Glendening Annex on the College’s campus.  The event is free of charge and open to the public.

 

The event will feature Southern Maryland… Find Out More