Alexander Hamilton Society to Host ‘Brexit and the Crisis of Globalism’ Discussion

9/29/16 ASHLAND, Ohio - The Alexander Hamilton Society at Ashland University has scheduled an event that will feature Dr. Gerard Alexander from the University of Virginia and AU’s Dr. René Paddags in a discussion of Britain's recent vote to withdraw from the European Union.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held on Thursday, Oct. 6, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., and pizza and drinks will be provided at the event.

Dr. Gerard Alexander is associate professor of politics at the University of Virginia and a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). He is author of "The Sources of Democratic Consolidation" (2002) and frequently writes articles in scholarly and policy journals.

Dr. René Paddags is associate professor of political science at Ashland University and teaches courses in international relations, comparative politics and regional studies. He has taught courses in political science and philosophy at the University of Maryland and at Loyola University, Baltimore.

Ashland University’s Alexander Hamilton Society is dedicated to promoting constructive debate on basic principles and contemporary issues in foreign, economic and national security policy.

Ashland University, ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2016, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University ( values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students. ###