This is a content holder for the one button emergency notification system.

Democratic Governance and Leadership Program

Established in 1997, the Democratic Governance and Leadership Program (DGLP) is housed within the Department of Political Science. It operates within the context of a dynamic educational environment that encourages teaching, scholarship, and community service. The DGLP has three primary goals:

Academic Scholarship

To advance our knowledge and understanding of democratic governance and leadership in established and emerging democracies, as well as the potential pathways to democratic governance in non-democracies;

Civic Education

To enhance the quality of undergraduate and graduate education through the promotion of civic education programs, internships, academic seminars, and professional conferences;

Public Outreach

To engage and advance the economic, cultural, civic, and political life of southeastern Massachusetts, other domestic communities, and our global community.

Contact Us

Democratic Governance and Leadership Program

Bridgewater State University
Clifford House
180 Summer Street
Bridgewater, MA 02325
United States