Lecture by Ben and Jenna Storey

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic (View on map )

Ben And Jenna Storey Headshot

Benjamin Storey and Jenna Silber Storey are both senior fellows in the Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies department at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where they concentrate on political philosophy, civil society, classical schools, and higher education, and organize a conference series on the future of the American university. 

Together, they co-authored Why We Are Restless: On the Modern Quest for Contentment (Princeton University Press, 2021). They are currently working on a book about liberal education and civic life.

Jenna Silber Storey was previously assistant professor in politics and international affairs and the executive director of the Tocqueville Program at Furman University. Dr. Storey is also an alumni-in-residence at the University of Chicago (2022-23). She has taught at the University of Chicago; the Buckley Program at Yale University; the Hertog Summer Studies Program in Washington, DC; and the Tikvah Fund in Princeton, New Jersey. 

She earned her PhD from the University of Chicago’s Committee on Social Thought and a BA from the University Professors Program at Boston University. 

Benjamin Storey previously served as Jane Gage Hipp Professor of Politics and International Affairs and director of the Tocqueville Program at Furman University. He was previously a visiting fellow at the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University, as well as the director of a National Endowment for the Humanities “Enduring Questions” course development project. He has also taught at the Hertog Political Studies Program, the Tikvah Fund, and the William F. Buckley, Jr. Program at Yale.

He earned his PhD and MA from the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago and a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Lunch will be provided for attendees beginning at noon.