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.
September 3, 2020
The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) and St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) are partnering to kick off a five-part leadership and voter education series entitled ‘Informed, Engaged, Empowered = Ready – Set – VOTE!’ on Sept. 15 – International Democracy Day – with the inauguration of the Thomas… Find Out More
August 31, 2020
The Center for the Study of Democracy, a joint venture between St. Mary’s College of Maryland and Historic St. Mary’s City, has announced the 2020 William O. E. Sterling Constitution Day Lecture featuring Elaine Weiss will take place virtually on Tuesday, September 15, beginning at noon. The… Find Out More
August 27, 2020
St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Center for the Study of Democracy and the St. Mary’s County Historical Society present the first speaker in the Inaugural “Historically Speaking” lecture series. Featuring the Honorable Daniel A. Friedman, Maryland Court of Special Appeals, the lecture will take… Find Out More
June 9, 2020
The Center for the Study of Democracy will present a virtual panel featuring St. Mary's College of Maryland scientists on the St. Mary’s County COVID-19 Scientific Advisory Group and the St. Mary’s County Health Department to discuss public health issues including COVID-19 on Wednesday, June 24,… Find Out More
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