Lectures 2018-19

The following lectures are supported by a grant by the Jack Miller Center through a grant from M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust.

These lectures are free and open to the public.

Robert P. GeorgeRobert P. George

"Civic Virtues and the Constitution: The Founders' Plan to Protect Liberty and Prevent Tyranny"

Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
Bauman Auditorium

Robert P. George is McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. He is also a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School. He has served as Chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom and as a presidential appointee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He has also served on the President’s Council on Bioethics and as the U.S. member of UNESCO’s World Commission on the Ethics of Science and Technology. He was a Judicial Fellow at the Supreme Court of the United States, where he received the Justice Tom C. Clark Award. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Swarthmore College, he holds the degrees of J.D. and M.T.S. from Harvard University and the degrees of D.Phil., B.C.L. and D.C.L. from Oxford University, in addition to nineteen honorary degrees. He is a recipient of the U.S. Presidential Citizens Medal and the Honorific Medal for the Defense of Human Rights of the Republic of Poland, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Baylor University has named its new Washington, D.C.-based program the “Robert P. George Initiative in Faith, Ethics, and Public Policy.” Professor George’s most recent book is Conscience and Its Enemies (ISI Books).

Nathan KozuskanichNathan R. Kozuskanich

"Fighting Founder: John Dickinson and (not) Bearing Arms in the Early Republic"

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Hoover 105

Nathan is Associate Professor  of  history at Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario,

and Assistant Editor at the John Dickinson Writings Project. He is the  author   of   Benjamin   Franklin: American Founder, Atlantic Citizen , and co-editor  of   The Second Amendment on Trial

Daniel DreisbachDaniel L. Dreisbach, PhD

Constitution Day Address: "The Bible and the American Constitutional Tradition"

Monday, September 17, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
Hoover 105

Daniel L. Dreisbach is a professor in the School of Public Affairs at American University.

Dreisbach earned a doctor of philosophy degree from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar, and a juris doctor degree from the University of Virginia. He has authored or edited 10 books, including, most recently, Reading the Bible with the Founding Fathers (Oxford University Press, 2017).

For more information about the lectures, please contact Mark David Hall at mhall@georgefox.edu.

Mark David Hall, Director
Herbert Hoover Professor of Politics
Faculty Fellow, William Penn Honors Program
George Fox University