The Alexander Hamilton Institute and the Edmund Burke Association, a student group affiliated with the Hamilton College Republican Club, will co-sponsor the appearance of Barry Shain, Associate Professor of Political Science at Colgate University. Professor Shain is one of this country’s leading authorities on The Federalist. He received his Ph. D. in 1990 from Yale University.  His publications include The Myth of American Individualism: The Protestant Origins of American Political Thought(Princeton University Press, 1994);

Professor Shain will present on “Rights Natural and Civil in the Declaration of Independence” on Wednesday evening, 1 October, at 7:30 p.m. in the Hamilton College Science Auditorium (Room GO27).  His lecture will be preceded by a private dinner in the AHI’s headquarters with students, faculty, and other invited guests.