LATROBE, PA – The Center for Political and Economic Thought at the Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government will celebrate Constitution Day with a lecture by Dr. Nathan Coleman at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17, in the Fred M. Rogers Center on the Saint Vincent campus. Coleman’s presentation is entitled "The Constitution’s Other Missing “S” Word: Sovereignty and the American Founding."
Coleman is an associate professor of history and chair of the history and political science department at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky. He received his Ph.D. in Early American History from the University of Kentucky and has taught at the Ashbrook Center Summer Program Intercollegiate Studies Institute, as well as the U.S. Department of Defense’s Strategic Broadening Seminar. His research interests include American political and constitutional thought during the American founding. He is also the author of "The American Revolution, State Sovereignty, and the American Constitutional Settlement, 1765-1800" (Lexington Books, 2016; paperback 2017) and was co-editor of "Debating Federalism: From the Founding to Today" (Lexington Books, 2019). He is currently working on a biography of Thomas Burke, along with a work that examines the role of historical interpretations of the American founding in early 19th-century legal writings.
Admission to the event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Center for Political and Economic Thought at Saint Vincent College by e-mailing Mary Beth McConahey at email@example.com.
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