Center to Present Lecture by Patrick Powers Jan. 23

by Public Relations | Jan 08, 2019

Jan. 8, 2019

Patrick PowersThe Center for Political and Economic Thought of the Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government will host Professor Patrick Powers of Thomas More College on Jan. 23, 2019. Powers’ remarks, Our Tale of Two Cities: What Has Rome To Do (And Not To Do) With The American Regime, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Fred Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College.

Powers was educated at Assumption College, the University of Notre Dame and the Université de Fribourg (Switzerland). He received his Ph.D. in Government and Political Philosophy from Notre Dame, after completing a doctoral thesis entitled “Kant’s Philosophy as Political Philosophy.” As executive director of the Fides et Ratio Seminars at the Faith and Reason Institute since 2006, he co-mentors a series of summer seminars on the Catholic Intellectual Tradition for college, university, seminary, secondary and primary school faculty and administrators from across the United States and overseas. During his distinguished teaching and administrative career at Assumption College, the University of Notre Dame in the Program of Liberal Studies, Magdalen College and Thomas More College, Powers has received fellowships and grants from the Bradley and Earhart Foundations, the National Endowment for the Humanities and donors supporting the Fides et Ratio Seminars.

Admission is free and open to the public.  For more information, please contact the Center for Political and Economic Thought at Saint Vincent College by writing to Mary Beth McConahey at

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