Traditions Besieged: How Our Constitutional Order is Under Attack & What We Can Do About It



Ryan Owens will talk about the upending of constitutional and political norms
and what needs to be done about it. Including:

  • Electoral trends
  • Policy trends
  • Discussion of Constitutional affairs of the day


Ryan J. Owens is the Director of the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership and is also a professor of political science at UW-Madison.

  • He earned his Ph.D. at Washington University in St. Louis and was a faculty member at Harvard University before joining UW-Madison in 2011.
  • Owens earned his J.D. at the University of Wisconsin in 2001 and practiced law before attending graduate school. He is an affiliate faculty of UW-Madison’s Law School and the La Follette School of Public Affairs.
  • Owens’s research focuses on American political institutions, with a particular focus on the courts. Owens is the coauthor of Supreme Court Opinions and Their AudiencesThe Solicitor General and the United States Supreme Court: Executive Influence and Judicial Decisions; and Supreme Court Justices, Their Motives, and Judicial Behavior (under contract).
  • Professor Owens grew up in Kronenwetter, Wisconsin. He is co-owner of the Green Bay Packers, along with roughly 360,760 others.

June 04, 2019 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Helbach's Coffee Roasters & Kitchen
1824 Parmenter St
Middleton, WI 53562
United States
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Dane GOP office · · 608-709-0478

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