The mission of the Democracy Curriculum program is to promote teaching, research, and extracurricular activities related to democracy at the undergraduate level at the University of Chicago.
The Chicago Center on Democracy and the Social Sciences Collegiate Division and are collaborating on the Democracy Curriculum program, which focuses on expanding curricular and extracurricular offerings for UChicago undergraduates in the area of democracy.
The major workstreams of the Democracy Curriculum are:
- Teaching: Organization, formalization, and expansion of UChicago course offerings connected to democracy. This includes our minor in Democracy Studies and democracy-themed Core sequence
- Research: Providing research opportunities for undergraduates, through research assistant positions and internships
- Events: Organization of events that address the interests of undergraduates
- The Democracy Curriculum is housed within the Chicago Center on Democracy, and run in collaboration with the Social Sciences Collegiate Division.
- Our efforts are guided by a Steering Committee and Advisory Board, which consist of faculty members at the University of Chicago.
- For questions, please contact Kevin Kromash, Senior Research Associate, Chicago Center on Democracy or James Sparrow, Faculty Director of the Democracy Curriculum.