Harvard University Professor, James Kloppenberg has written “Reading Obama: Dreams, Hope, and the American Political Tradition.” He was photographed at Robinson Hall where his office is located. Rose Lincoln/Harvard Staff Photographer
James Kloppenberg is the Charles Warren Professor of American History, Harvard University. Kloppenberg’s book, Toward Democracy, has won international acclaim as one of the most insightful explorations of the idea of democracy in Europe and North America.
In partnership with the Wilson Institute for Canadian History.
Featured in CBC Ideas: Things Fall Apart: The origins and future of American democracy. Listen to the episode online.
As part of Living Democracy series.
Democracy can be strengthened or weakened, made anemic or vital. This series assumes that democracy must be tended, and offers differing, sometimes competing, ways of doing so.