The John Locke Foundation
Cordially invites you to

Shaftesbury Society Luncheon

with our special guest

Roger Beckett

- Executive Director, Ashbrook Center at Ashland University

Rediscovering America Through Original Historical Documents


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Monday, December 01, 2014
12:00 p.m.

The John Locke Foundation, 200 W Morgan St. ,Suite 200, Raleigh, NC 27601

Price: $10.00(for lunch)

Rediscovering America Through Original Historical Documents

American has a rich tradition of written documents and speeches that have made self-government in America possible. This presentation will delve into how America's historical documents can inform American politics today.

About Roger Beckett

Roger L. Beckett is a 1996 graduate of Ashland University and the Ashbrook Scholar program. In 1997, he received a Master of Arts in Social Studies Education from The Ohio State University. Since joining the Ashbrook staff in 1997, Beckett has held numerous roles and was named Executive Director in 2013.

Roger has been pivotal in growing the Center into a national leader in offering civic education programs for students and teachers. He led the effort to create Ashbrook's Master of Arts degree in American History and Government, both online and at Ashland University, as well as online continuing education classes, and webinars for middle and high school history teachers to strengthen their understanding of America’s Founding.

In 2012, Roger was appointed by the Ohio Legislature to be a member of the Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission. Roger has also written numerous articles for National Review Online.

He and his wife Danielle have two daughters.


Shaftesbury Luncheon talks are free and open to the public. An optional lunch is available for purchase at the event, or participants may brown bag a lunch if they choose.


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