AIIP Track

U.S. Constitution

The Department of Politics, in collaboration with the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, offers the Program in American Ideas and Institutions (AIIP) for students who wish to further and to demonstrate their understandings of the three branches of the federal government and the values, ideas, and theories that underlie them and are animated by their workings. It draws together a menu of courses from American politics, political theory, public law, and other departmental offerings.

Fall 2019 Course Offerings (AIIP)

POL 320 Judicial Politics
Instructor: John Kastellec, Associate Professor of Politics

POL 325 The Presidency and Executive Power
Instructor: Lauren A. Wright, Associate Research Scholar in Politics and Public Affairs

POL 326 Constitutional Difficulties in the Age of Trump
Instructor: Keith E. WhittingtonWilliam Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics

POL 332 Topics in American Statesmanship -- The Early American Republic: Judicial Career of John Marshall
Instructor: Matthew FranckAssociate Director, James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions; Lecturer in Politics