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.
2022-23 Series - Democracy and Emergent Technology
In its 2022-2023 theme year, The Andrea Mitchell Center, in partnership with Perry World House, explores various intersections of technology and politics.
2021-22 Series: Social Change and the Global Middle East
In its 2021-2022 theme year, The Andrea Mitchell Center in partnership with the Middle East Center examines the region through multiple lenses and perspectives in order to shed new light on a part of the world that remains as relevant, and as complicated, as ever.
2020-21 Series - Free Speech Battles
In its 2020-21 theme year, The Andrea Mitchell Center examines the contentious history of free expression and the reasons it is once again a central issue in democratic societies