The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI), is pleased to announce that Senior Fellow Dr. H. Lee Cheek, Jr. recently published “Weighing Publius’ Constitutional Morality,” which is a review of Jason Frank’s book Publius and Political Imagination. According to Cheek’s review, Franks’ book “has many merits that deserve the attention of scholars. Its most important contribution is convincingly connecting The Federalist with refined views of citizenship and the continued evolution of and need for civic engagement. Jason Frank’s is a novel and engaging re-examination of The Federalist that should not go unnoticed.”
H. Lee Cheek, Jr. is Dean of the Social Sciences and Professor of Political Science at East Georgia State College. Dr. Cheek’s latest book is Patrick Henry-Onslow: Liberty and Republicanism in American Political Thought (Lexington Books, 2013, and he is currently writing a new study of the origins of the American political system, The Founding of the American Republic (Bloomsbury, 2014).