The Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy
The Andrea Mitchell Center was created in 2017, through the generous support of Andrea Mitchell, currently NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent as well as the Chair of Penn’s Board of Overseers for the School of Arts and Sciences. She received a B.A. in English from Penn’s College of Liberal Arts for Women in 1967.
2018-19 Speaker Series - Democracy in Trouble?
The Mitchell Center's 2018-19 Speakers Series grows from a growing sense that democratic governance is under siege around the world and seeks to both examine and counter this trend with wide-ranging discussions that reach our entire campus community and beyond.
2017-18 Theme - States of Religious Freedom
During its 2017-18 theme year, The Andrea Mitchell Center explored how states accommodate or hinder religious expression and culture, as well as how social conditions affect and influence the practice of religious freedom.
Mitchell Center / Penn Political Union Debate Series
Since 2014, the Penn Political Union has provided undergraduates the opportunity to participate in parliamentary deliberation. The Andrea Mitchell Center is proud to join with PPU to present debate events featuring prominent public figures.