Special Lecture: “U.S. Constitutional Law in the Trump Era”

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to this special lecture on

“U.S. Constitutional Law in the Trump Era”

When: April 24 (Wed) 11:30 – 14:00
Where: VUB D-building D3.05 (third floor), seats 48 (see the campus map)
Speaker: Stephen Barnes, J.D., Assistant Dean of Graduate and International Programs at the Pennsylvania State University

From constitutional rights to separation of powers, the Trump presidency has put to the test the United States’s constitutional architecture.  Some goes further and began to ask for a possible impeachment of the President. Is there a Constitutional Crisis in the United States? What this means for Europe? If you want to know more, please join us on April 24th at lunch time.



Steve oversees LL.M. ,S.J.D., and Pre-LL.M. admissions, international student services, certificate programs, student exchanges, and the visiting scholar program at Penn State Law. Before his appointment, Steve lived for 8 years in China where he is an honorary law professor at the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing and also a visiting professor at other Chinese law schools. Steve is proficient in French, Chinese, and Swedish, and is energized by the rich diversity talented international students bring to Penn State Law.

On Steve’s “perfect day” you’ll see him on his stand-up paddleboard on an ocean or nearby lake; and, making “s’mores” over a campfire with family and students.

Steve holds B.A. from Brigham Young University, M.B.A. from the George Washington University, and J.D. from University of Oregon. 


Attendance is free but registration is required due to limited seats. 
Please register HERE.