STUDIES promotes research, teaching, and publication on the history and
theory of constitutionalism, with special emphasis on the Constitution
of the United States of America.
The Center explores in
fundamental principles of the American Constitution and examines their
relevance to current cultural and political circumstances. A
goal is to investigate and make known to the public ways of returning
United States to its historic roots as a limited, constitutional, and
Topics of continuing
CCS scholars include: What is Constitutionalism?; The Moral and
Foundations of the American Republic; Checks, Balances, and the Human
The Significance of Federalism; The Responsibility of Judges; The Role
of Mediatiing Structures; Religion in the Constitutional Republic;
and Constitutionalism; and Property in a Free Society.
P. Federici, Director. An associate
of political science at Mercyhurst College, Federici is the author of The
Challenge of Populism: The Rise of Right-Wing Democratism in Postwar
He is a frequent contributor to scholarly journals.
S. Ahern, Fellow in Constitutional
holds a doctorate in political theory from the Catholic University of
Ahern, who has done extensive research on the founding period, is
a book on John Dickinson and American constitutionalism.
M. Gamble, Fellow in
History. Gamble is an assistant professor of history at Palm Beach
College. His areas of specialization include the Progressive Era,
U.S. History, American Intellectual History, and Religion and War. He
the author of The War for Righteousness: The Progressive Clergy and
the Great War (forthcoming).
H. Hoebeke, Fellow in Constitutional
Hoebeke, a faculty member at the University of Virginia, is the author
of The Road to Mass Democracy: Original Intent and the Seventeenth
is sponsored by the NATIONAL HUMANITIES INSTITUTE, a nonprofit,
educational organization operating under the provisions of Section
of the Internal Revenue Code. Like other NHI activities THE CENTER FOR
CONSTITUTIONAL STUDIES depends for its existence on voluntary donations
and grants from individuals, businesses, and foundations. Donations to
NHI and CCS are tax deductible.
FOR CONSTITUTIONAL STUDIES
National Humanities Institute
P.O. Box 1387
Bowie, MD 20718-1387
Phone/Fax: (301) 464-4277
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