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  • CPETlogoThe Center for Political and Economic Thought

    The Center for Political and Economic Thought is an interdisciplinary public affairs institution of Saint Vincent College. It sponsors research and education programs, primarily in the fields of politics, economics, and moral-cultural affairs. The Center seeks to advance scholarship on philosophical and policy concerns related to freedom and Western civilization with particular regard to the American experience. The Center was founded in 1991 as an outgrowth of the Alex G. McKenna Economic Education Series, which was launched in 1986.

    The Center’s programs include: The Alex G. McKenna Economic Education Series, the Government and Political Education Series, the Civitas Forum on Principles and Policies for Public Life, Culture and Policy Conferences, and Scholarships and Fellowships. In addition, the Center supports research and educational activities through its staff and it produces numerous publications.

    The Center is part of the Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics, and Government.

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