Center for Legislative Studies
Center for Legislative Studies (CLS)
Established in 1997, the Center for Legislative Studies is housed within the Department of Political Science.
It operates within the context of a dynamic educational environment that encourages research, teaching, and community service. The Center for Legislative Studies has three primary goals:
- To advance leading edge research on the study of legislatures in established and emerging democracies;
- To integrate research, teaching, and policy application; and
- To engage and advance the economic, cultural, civic, and political life of southeastern Massachusetts, other domestic communities, and our global community.
The Center for Legislative Studies shares partnership with organizations in the U.S. and overseas. More+
The Center sponsors a number of activities to strengthen relationships between citizens and elected representatives. More+
Take a quick tour to our past events. More+
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The Center for Legislative Studies has held "Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings" exhibit. More+