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Political Economy Reading Program

A Reading Group for TTU Undergraduate Students

Spring 2023  Fall 2022  Spring 2022

About the Program

The Political Economy Reading Program is a one semester, non-credit reading group where participants read and discuss selections from classic works and from contemporary scholars that address important questions in political economy. Participants that successfully complete the program receive a $1,000 scholarship.

The Political Economy Reading Program operates concurrently at Texas Tech University and Angelo State University. Both groups examine the same set of readings and interact with one another at a summit hosted at Texas Tech University.

Participants meet weekly for discussions facilitated by a Texas Tech University or Angelo State University faculty member, whose role is to pose questions and encourage participation from each member of the group. More details about the current program can be found on the Political Economy Reading Program — Spring 2023 page or at the Spring 2023 link above.

All undergraduate students, who have a full-time enrollment status at Texas Tech University or Angelo State University, are eligible and encouraged to apply. Applications are now closed for the spring 2023 program. The application link for the fall 2023 program semester will be posted on this page as soon as that information becomes available.

For information about previous reading programs inlcuding past program themes and reading schedules, visit the McLane Teammates Reading Program page.

If you have questions regarding the Political Economy Reading Program, or if you would like to be included in the FMI Student Programs email distribution list, please contact the Free Market Institute at free.market@ttu.edu or 806.742.7138.

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For details about previous reading programs facilitated by the FMI, visit the McLane Teammates Reading Program page.