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Capitol Hill Lecture Series


Students gather to speak one-on-one with economist Peter Schiff following a Capitol Hill Lecture.

This one-of-a-kind series is open to all interns – not just TFAS students – and attracts more than 1,000 interns each year, putting young people face-to-face with prominent leaders advancing the cause for freedom.

The Capitol Hill Lecture Series on “Free Markets, Individual Liberty and Civil Society” is a free educational opportunity for Washington, D.C. interns to hear firsthand from today’s leaders in liberty. The annual series is held in partnership with the office of Senator Rand Paul and made possible through the generous support of the Einhorn Family Foundation.

RSVP for the 2017 Capitol Hill Lecture Series

“The series inspired me to do what these people do. The speakers are really at the top of their field fighting for these values and the free market. We all have dreams to be leaders when we grow up. What’s cool is to see the people who are paving the way for us to be the next generation of leaders, and it’s great to hear from them on how we can contribute to the cause.”
– Austin Sheehy (ICPES 15)

The 2017 Capitol Hill Lecture Series is now open for registration. Registration for each event opens 10 days prior. Check back often for updates on the series. If you have any questions about the series, please contact Jane Mack at or 202.986.0384.


Tuesday, June 13
Sen. Rand Paul, U.S. Senator from Kentucky

Thursday, June 22
Judge Andrew Napolitano, Senior Judicial Analyst, Fox News
Neal B. Freeman Lecture

Wednesday, June 28
Randy Barnett, Georgetown Law Center Professor of Legal Theory

Wednesday, July 12
Matt Kibbe, President of Free the People

Tuesday, July 25
Sen. Mike Lee, U.S. Senator from Utah