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Springfield College Celebrates Constitution Day
September 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
“War Powers: How the Constitution, International Agreements, and Public Opinion Set the Framework for U.S. Action in Ukraine”
Presented by Mark J. Rozell, PhD, Ruth D. and John T. Hazel Chair in Public Policy at George Mason University
Harold C. Smith Presentation Room, Stitzer Welcome Center at Judd Gymnasium
The U.S. response to war in Ukraine exposes many of the limitations on President Biden’s exercise of the war power. Constitutional constraints, public opinion in an election year, and international commitments and threats all tie Biden’s hands. Mark. J. Rozell will discuss how Biden navigates this complex environment and how it could have a major impact on the war and his presidential legacy.
Mark J. Rozell is the founding dean of the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University. He joined the Mason faculty in 2004. Prior to that, he was Ordinary Professor and chair of the Department of Politics at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He holds a PhD in politics from the University of Virginia. Rozell is the author or co-author of 11 books, editor of 21 additional books, and author of numerous academic articles on various topics in American government and politics. His research specializations include the U.S. presidency, separation of powers, and the intersection of religion and politics.
This event is free and open to the Springfield College community and the public.
Presented by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences with support from the dean of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Office of the Provost.
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