Join us for the State of Democracy Lecture: “The Politics of Inequality in the United States” on March 20

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The Campbell Public Affairs Institute & the Department of Political Science


The State of Democracy Lecture Series

“The Politics of Inequality in the United States”

Join us for a discussion of the consequences of income inequality on American Democracy

Gilens CroppedMartin Gilens, Professor of Politics, Princeton University

Gilens will be joined by Maxwell Professors Spencer Piston, Christopher Faricy and Amy Ellen Schwartz.

Friday, March 20

4:00 p.m.

Reception following the lecture
Guests are welcome and no RSVP is required

Parking arrangements
Parking is available at the Irving Avenue Garage for $5.00

Maxwell Auditorium

During the reception immediately following the event, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in the School’s #ToMeCitizenship campaign by filling out a thought bubble and completing the sentence, “To me, citizenship….”  A photographer will be on hand to capture a picture of you with your comment.  Go to to learn more.

Can’t make it to campus?
Those unable to attend the event may view it live via UStream or at a later date on the Maxwell School’s YouTube channel.

The State of Democracy Lectures Series is dedicated to providing a forum for meaningful dialogue over public issues that cut across the disciplinary boundaries of the social sciences. The series is a centerpiece of the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. It enables the intellectual exploration of current events and issues while fostering discussion and debate, which is the heart of meaningful democratic citizenship.  For more information visit  The Campbell Public Affairs Institute

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This event is part of a year-long celebration of  the Maxwell School’s 90th anniversary.

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