May 20, 2013
Contact: Stephen M. Klugewicz FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dr. Gary L. Gregg, II Joins Franklin’s Opus as a Senior Fellow
Franklin’s Opus is pleased to announce that Dr. Gary L. Gregg, II is now a Senior Fellow. Dr. Gregg holds the Mitch McConnell Chair in Leadership at the University of Louisville and is director of the McConnell Center. He is the author or editor of ten books including The Presidential Republic, Patriot Sage: George Washington and the American Political Tradition and Securing Democracy—Why We Have an Electoral College. He is an award-winning teacher and has been the national director of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. He has a bachelor’s degree from Davis and Elkins College and a master’s degree and doctorate from Miami University (Ohio).
In being named a Senior Fellow of Franklin’s Opus, Dr. Gregg joins the ranks of scholars Dr. W.B. Allen, Gen. Josiah Bunting, III, Dr. Gordon Lloyd, Dr. Walter A. McDougall, and Dr. Colleen Sheehan.
Stephen M. Klugewicz, Ph.D., president of Franklin’s Opus, had this to say: “Franklin’s Opus is thrilled to have Gary Gregg as a Senior Fellow. Gary is not only an outstanding scholar and one of the foremost experts on the American presidency, but he is also a proven leader and a gifted educator. I am pleased to have the opportunity to draw upon his vast wisdom and expertise as Franklin’s Opus continues to educate teachers about American history and the principles of the American republic.”
Franklin’s Opus fosters the study of history and government among teachers, students, and the public through the use of cutting-edge scholarship and innovative pedagogical techniques. It is the goal of Franklin’s Opus to impart substantive content and to promote solid reasoning skills so that the people it serves can make their own judgments about the present and the past.