Department of Social Sciences


Benjamin Franklin Project
"The Power of the President: How Much is Too Much?"

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Join WBEZ’s Alison Cuddy and presidential scholars Alberto Coll and William Howell for a public debate on the powers and limitations of the President of the United States as Commander-in-Chief, Head of State, and Chief Executive.

Hermann Hall Auditorium
3241 South Federal
Chicago, IL 60616

Alberto Coll
Professor of Law and serves as the Director of the European and Latin American Legal Studies Programand the International Law LL.M. Program at the DePaul University College of Law.

William Howell
Sydney Stein Professor in American Politics at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, and the author of Power without Persuasion: The politics of Direct Presidential Action.

Alison Cuddy
Arts and Culture Reporter for WBEZ, and host of Weekender, the station’s weekly tour of Chicago’s cultural happenings.

There is no charge for this event.

Contact Lauren Shelby at, or click the button at the top of the page to register online.

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