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Experiencing the James Madison Program


Ever since I joined the Pope Center in 2006 I have heard about Robbie George’s James Madison Program at Princeton — the most prestigious and seemingly the most venerable of the conservative on-campus centers. But I really knew very little about what happens there.

Now I know, and you can too. George Mason University law professor Michael Krauss describes his experience as a fellow with the James Madison Program. Turns out that its topics are much broader than the American Founding, and for Michael the program provides a rich atmosphere of intellectual thought in an environment that conservatives, including religious conservatives, find congenial.


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