James Madison Program Undergraduate Fellows are provided with opportunities to meet with leading scholars, notable statesman, and religious leaders for off-the-record discussions over afternoon tea. Former tea guests have been former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, American Enterprise Insitute President Arthur Brooks, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Steve Forbes '70, and New York Times Op-Ed Columnist Ross Douthat.
Look out for emailed invitations to these teas a few weeks before the scheduled date from Ch'nel Duke (firstname.lastname@example.org).
2019-2020 tea guests:
The Honorable Amy Coney Barrett
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Editor, National Review
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
2018-2019 tea guests:
The Honorable Thomas B. Griffith
Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush
Monday, November 19, 2018
Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law, New York University Law School
Monday, November 26, 2018