Strengthening Constitutional Self-Government

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Douglas Bradburn

Major Issues Lecture Series

Topic: The Power of Character: George Washington and the Art of Leadership

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Myers Convocation Center at Ashland University

 

The Power of Character:  George Washington and the Art of Leadership

Douglas Bradburn, Founding Director of the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study Bradburnof George Washington at Mount Vernon, is a well-known scholar of early American history.  He is the author of two books, and numerous articles and book chapters with a specialty in the history of the American founding and the early history of the Chesapeake.  Before coming to Mount Vernon, Bradburn served as a professor of history and director of graduate studies at Binghamton University, State University of New York. He received the SUNY Chancellor’s award for excellence in teaching in 2010.   A native of Virginia, Bradburn earned his Ph.D. in History from the University of Chicago and his B.A. in history and economics from the University of Virginia.   Listen to the audio of Dr. Bradburn’s speech: