Underdog Enemies: How Hannibal and Spartacus Stood up to Rome

January 25th,2018 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Professor/Instructor/Speaker: Ferki Ferati,Ed.D.

Long ago, when the Roman Republic ruled the western hemisphere, there were two extraordinary individuals who rebelled against Roman ideals and brought chaos to the Italian Peninsula. Hannibal, a general from Carthage, and Spartacus, a gladiator slave, both led armies that pushed Rome to the edge of destruction.

Ferki Ferati,Ed.D.

Dr. Ferki Ferati has been with the Jefferson Educational Society since its founding in 2008. Dr. Ferati began his work at the think tank by serving as its Director of Research and Operations but was quickly promoted to Executive Director in 2009 and then to Vice President in 2013. He was named President in 2017 shortly after completing his doctoral work in Social and Comparative Analysis at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Education. He received his Master Degree in Public Administration from Gannon University in 2012 and earned his bachelor’s degree in Intelligence Studies from Mercyhurst University in 2007 where he also minored in Russian Studies.