Lowell Lecture

Exceptional America: What divides Americans from the world and from each other?

Date & Time

May 17, 2017 at 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.


First Parish Church in Cambridge
3 Church Street Cambridge, MA 02138
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Mugambi Jouet teaches at Stanford Law School and is a frequent media commentator. His research focuses on U.S. criminal law, constitutional law, and policymaking from a multidisciplinary perspective encompassing history, sociology, political science, and the humanities.

Presenting Organization

Cambridge Forum


Mary Stack (director@cambridgeforum.org, 617 495 2727)

Stanford Law professor Mugambi Jouet will discuss his new book Exceptional America which tackles why Americans are far more divided than other Westerners over basic issues, including wealth inequality, health care, climate change, evolution, gender roles, abortion, gay rights, sex, gun control, mass incarceration, the death penalty, torture, human rights, and war.