Episode 30: October 31, 2022

On this episode we hear a rebroadcast of the 2022 UMBC Constitution Day lecture, sponsored by CS3 and the Department of Political Science. This year we were delighted to welcome Dr. Robinson Woodward-Burns of Howard University to deliver the Constitution Day lecture. Dr. Woodward-Burns delivered remarks based on his recent book, published in 2021 by Yale University Press.

Hidden Laws: How State Constitutions Stabilize U.S. Politics (2021, Yale)

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On Campus Connections, we hear about a recent co-authored paper by Dr. William Blake, Associate Professor of Political Science at UMBC. Read more about Dr. Blake and the paper below:

“Social Capital, Institutional Rules, and Constitutional Amendment Rates”


Retrieving the Social Sciences is a production of the UMBC Center for Social Science Scholarship.  Our podcast host is Dr. Ian Anson, our director is Dr. Christine Mallinson, our associate director is Dr. Felipe Filomeno. and our production assistant is Alex Andrews.  Our theme music was composed and recorded by D’Juan Moreland.  Special thanks to Amy Barnes and Myriam Ralston for production assistance.  Make sure to follow us on TwitterFacebookInstagram, and YouTube, where you can find full video recordings of recent UMBC events.