Democracy Curriculum


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.


Key Activities

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

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Research, events, and activities

Democracy courses

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