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George Fox University: Slavery and the American Founding

April 4, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The John Dickinson Forum at George Fox University, a JMC partner program, will host JMC fellow Jason Ross to speak on slavery and the American founding.

Monday, April 4, 2022 • 6:30 PM PDT
Hoover 105 • George Fox University

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Free and open to the public.

Questions? Contact Mark David Hall at mhall@georgefox.edu.



Jason RossJason Ross is Interim Associate Dean at Liberty University’s Helm School of Government. His research interests include the American founding and Constitutional Convention, the political thought of James Madison, abolitionism and the development of anti-slavery constitutionalism, and the Bill of Rights and American political culture. He has previously served as the Senior Program Officer at the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University, the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, and the Bill of Rights Institute. He has published pieces in Review of Politics, Journal of Religion and Society, The University Bookman, Law and Liberty, American Greatness, and The Columbus Dispatch, in addition to chapters in Teaching America: The Case for Civic Education and Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court.

Professor Ross is a JMC fellow.

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The mission of the John Dickinson Forum for the Study of America’s Founding Principles, a JMC partner program, is to promote thoughtful study, discussion, and debate about America’s founding principles. It hopes to encourage conversations about whether or how these principles are relevant today. The Forum supports a variety of activities including lectures, book/current event discussion groups, and debates. It also partners with other institutions to make programming available to students at other schools and to the general public throughout the Pacific Northwest.

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April 4, 2022
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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