Kenyon

“Kenyon students take their time to listen to you and engage with the idea you’re presenting. That is something we really need in the world right now.”

Ubongabasi Asuquo ’23, biology major

Kenyon asks: What’s next for American democracy?

Kenyon asks: What’s next for American democracy?

  • Kenyon grads working in politics, journalism, education and foreign service explore this central question.

  • Examine how a functioning country can descend into chaos in the political science seminar “Civil Wars and Failed States.”

  • Learn how “Pod Save America” host Tommy Vietor ’02 waxed philosophical at Kenyon, hitched a ride to the White House with a hotshot senator and ended up as an influential voice to millions of ears across America.

We read “Beowulf” and “Beloved,” study the structure of the ecosystem and the universe, debate questions of justice and raise our voices in assent.