Constitution Day: Precisely What Should We Commemorate?

James Madison Program Constitution Day Event

September 17, 2009
Barber lecture flyer

Sotirios A. Barber, Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame

Sotirios A. Barber is Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame.  He combines interests in political philosophy and the American Constitution.  He is the author of: The Constitution and the Delegation of Congressional Power (1975); On What the Constitution Means (1984); The Constitution of Judicial Power (1993); and Welfare and the Constitution (2003).  With the Madison Program’s founding Director, Robert George, he is the co-editor of Constitutional Politics: Essays in Constitution Making, Maintenance, and Change (2002).  With Walter Murphy, James Fleming, and Stephen Macedo, he is co-author/editor of American Constitutional Interpretation (third edition, 2003).  He has also published numerous articles in constitutional theory.  He has held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Council of Learned Societies.  He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.

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Constitution Day: Precisely What Should We Commemorate?

Location:

Aaron Burr 219

Cosponsored by:

  • The Program in American Studies

Funded by:

The Bouton Law Lecture Fund