Call for Applications: Institute for Constitutional History Fall 2022 Seminar

New-York Historical Society | Bonnie and Richard Reiss Graduate Institute for Constitutional History

Fall 2022 Seminar: "American Bureaucracy and the Constitution, from the Founding Era to the Post New Deal"

Discover the constitutional history of the U.S. administrative state, starting with the Founding and the early Republic and moving through the Civil War and Reconstruction; the Progressive Era; and the rise and fall of the New Deal order. The seminar will trace evolution in the separation of powers, focusing on the development of federal regulatory power, legislative delegations of authority to the bureaucracy, and struggles over political control of administrators.

Meeting Dates & Time:
Fridays, November 18, December 2 and 9, 2022 | 2–5 pm ET; and Friday, December 16, 2022, | 3–6 pm ET

Meeting Location:
The seminar will be presented in person at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024*

*Although we encourage students to attend the class in person, livestream participation will be offered to admitted students who do not live in the New York Metropolitan Area or who are unable to attend a class in person.

Gillian Metzger, Harlan Fiske Stone Professor of Constitutional Law at Columbia Law School, and co-director of Columbia’s Center for Constitutional Governance; Nicholas R. Parrillo, Townsend Professor of Law and professor of history at Yale.

Application deadline: October 7, 2022

Apply on the New York Historical Society website

Posted: August 31, 2022
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