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White Supremacy, Insurrection, and U.S. Democracy

An educational series on civic sustainability for the Northeastern community hosted by Distinguished Professor Emeritus Michael S. Dukakis in conjunction with the Presidential Council on Inclusion and Diversity

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

5:00-6:30PM EST

Zoom Webinar


The attack on the Capitol in Washington, DC on January 6 shook the foundations of U.S. democracy. A panel of Northeastern experts will examine, together with the audience, the origins of the riot, the deeper ideological forces behind its occurrence, as well as its aftermath, including effects on the presidential transition and reactions in law enforcement and governance. Read more here.

Pat Williams
University Distinguished Professor of Law and Humanities, School of Law and College of Social Sciences and Humanities

Costas Panagopoulos
Professor and Department Chair of Political Science, College of Social Sciences and Humanities

Rod Brunson
Thomas P. O’Neill Jr. Chair of Public Life; Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Political Science; Director of Graduate Mentoring and Diversity Initiatives, College of Social Sciences and Humanities

Brooke Foucault Welles
Associate Professor of Communication Studies, College of Arts, Media, and Design

Richard O’Bryant
Director of the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute

This event is presented by the College of Social Sciences and Humanities with the Office of Student Affairs and the School of Law.

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