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Black History Month Address by Dr. Lucas Morel: “Frederick Douglass: The Making of an American”
February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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Lucas Morel is the John K. Boardman, Jr. Professor of Politics and Head of the Politics Department at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from Claremont Graduate University. Prof. Morel also teaches in the Master’s Program in American History and Government at Ashland University in Ohio; conducts high school teacher workshops for the Gilder-Lehrman Institute, the John M. Ashbrook Center, the Jack Miller Center, and the Liberty Fund; and lectures in summer programs for the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy.
Prof. Morel is the author or editor of the following books:
Lincoln’s Sacred Effort: Defining Religion’s Role in American Self-Government
Lincoln and Liberty: Wisdom for the Ages
Ralph Ellison and the Raft of Hope: A Political Companion to Invisible Man
The New Territory: Ralph Ellison and the Twenty-First Century.
His most recent book is Lincoln and the American Founding, published last year for the Concise Lincoln Library Series of Southern Illinois University Press.
Prof. Morel is a trustee of the Supreme Court Historical Society; former president of the Abraham Lincoln Institute; a consultant on the Library of Congress exhibits on Lincoln and the Civil War; was a member of the scholarly board of advisors for the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission; and currently serves on the U.S. Semiquincentennial Commission, which will plan activities to commemorate the founding of the United States of America.