"How Democracies Die: American Democracy After Two Years of Trump"

April 11, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm (already occurred)
Science Center, Kirkpatrick Lecture Hall, Room A011
Event poster showing Steven Levitsky's headshot and book covers

Steven Levitsky will give a talk titled "How Democracies Die: American Democracy After Two Years of Trump." Levitsky is a professor of government at Harvard University. He is co-author of the best-seller How Democracies Die. He is also an expert on Latin American politics, populism, democratic backsliding and competitive authoritarianism. He is currently working on writing about revolutionary regimes.

This event is sponsored by the Department of Political Science at Amherst College, along with support from the Lamont Fund and the Lurcy Endowment.

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Info

Theresa Laizer
(413) 542-2208
image of e-mail address@amherst.edu