Constitution Day 2017
Julian E. Zelizer
“Constitutional Democracy in the Era of Donald Trump”
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. — Campus Center Event Room
Julian E. Zelizer is one of the pioneers in the revival of American political history. He is the Malcolm Stevenson Forbes, Class of 1941 Professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton University. He is also a CNN Contributor where he appears on numerous television shows and writes a popular weekly column about the state of American politics. Zelizer is the auther and editor of 18 books on American political history. His most recent books are: The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society and Media Nation: The Political History of News in Modern America. In addition to his scholarly articles and book chapters, Zelizer is a frequent commentator in the international and national media on political history and contemporary politics. He has published over seven hundred op-eds, including for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek, Politico, and The Daily Beast and has received fellowships from the Brookings Institution, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Russell Sage Foundation, and New America.