William Allen, Ph.D., Veritas Fund Fellow, 2012-2013
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Matthew J. Ryan Center
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William B. Allen is the Veritas Fund Senior Fellow in the Matthew J. Ryan Center. He is Emeritus Professor of Political Philosophy, Michigan State University. In 2006-07 he served as the Ann & Herbert W. Vaughan Visiting Fellow in the James Madison Program on American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. He also has served on the National Council for the Humanities and as Member and Chairman of the United States Commission on Civil Rights. Dr. Allen is the author of George Washington: America's First Progressive(Peter Lang, 2008), Rethinking Uncle Tom: The Political Philosophy of Harriet Beecher Stowe (Lexington Books, 2009), and numerous other works on political philosophy and American political thought and history, and is the editor of a standard collection of Washington's writings.