Center for Effective Lawmaking hosts ‘Race and Political Representation: Inside and Outside of Congress’ March 31


Join the Center for Effective Lawmaking for a roundtable discussion touching on questions of race, representation and policymaking in the contemporary Congress. Panelists will explore how those advocating for underrepresented groups have made progress inside and beyond Congress. 

The discussion will be in the Student Life Center Commodore Ballroom on March 31 at 6 p.m. CT. The event is free to attend; registration is required 

Hosted by Alan Wiseman, co-director of the Center for Effective Lawmaking, chair of the department of political science and Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Political Economy, panelists include: 

The Center for Effective Lawmaking was founded in September 2017 as a joint research enterprise between Vanderbilt University and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia. The center seeks to advance the generation, communication and use of knowledge about the effectiveness of individual lawmakers and legislative institutions in the United States.