Shelby Cullom Davis Endowment Lecture Series Begins Semester on September 29

Andrew Young Presents, ‘The Medieval Constitution and Liberty in the West’

​Hartford, Connecticut, September 26, 2016 –

Andrew YoungWHAT: Andrew Young – the director of graduate students and a research fellow at the Free Market Institute and professor of economics in the Jerry S. Rawls College of Business Administration at Texas Tech University – will give a lecture on “The Medieval Constitution and Liberty in the West,” sponsored by the Shelby Cullom Davis Endowment. The talk, which focuses on the political economy of Germanic barbarians in late antiquity, is free and open to the public.

WHEN: Thursday, September 29, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Rittenberg Lounge, Mather Hall 

Trinity College, 300 Summit St., Hartford, CT 06106

(For directions and a map of the Trinity College campus, click here.)

       

Background:

Andrew Young is the director of graduate students and a research fellow at the Free Market Institute. He also serves as a professor of economics in the Jerry S. Rawls College of Business Administration at Texas Tech University. He is the author of 40 scholarly articles and book chapters, and co-editor of the Contemporary Economic Policy. Young has previously taught economics at West Virginia University, the University of Mississippi, and Emory University. He has a B.A. in economics from the College of Holy Cross and an economics Ph.D. from Emory University. Young’s primary fields of research are economic growth and political development, with a recent focus on the political economy of Germanic barbarians in late antiquity. For more information, click here.

The Shelby Cullom Davis Endowment at Trinity College sponsors lectures, publishes a refereed journal, and offers courses and a minor at Trinity College. With a generous gift from Shelby Cullom Davis, the Davis Endowment continues to support knowledge and understanding of American Business and Economic Enterprise.

For more information, please contact Patricia Maisch at (860) 297-2562 or patricia.maisch@trincoll.edu.