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Authoritarianism and democracy in America

Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE)
CUE 203
Authoritarianism and democracy in America Foley distinguished lecture poster

About the event

In 2016, the presidential election of Donald Trump ignited a new wave of political polarization in the United State. With the pursuit for political hegemony and a growing aversion to bipartisan solutions, is democracy under threat in America?

Steven Levitsky is a professor of Government at Harvard University. He is the bestselling author of How Democracies Die, published in 2018, which examines the breakdown of democracy across the globe.

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