Center for Statesmanship, Law and Liberty to Feature Nadine Strossen at Annual Symposium

The former president of the American Civil Liberties Union and constitutional law and human rights expert Nadine Strossen will be the keynote speaker at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Statesmanship, Law and Liberty’s annual symposium on March 30. The center is affiliated with RIT’s College of Liberal Arts and Department of Political Science, and the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the [...]

AHI’s Kraig Kayser Appointed to Board of Directors Seneca Foods

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) congratulates Kraig Kayser on his appointment to the board of directors of Seneca Foods Corporation.  Mr. Kayser, also a member of AHI’s board of directors, will sit on Seneca’s Foods' nine-person board as “non-executive Chairman.”  He fills a vacancy that resulted from the [...]

Constitution Day Video: Joe Fornieri, “Freedom for the Thought We Hate”

On Constitution Day, September 17, the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) partnered with Department of Political Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) to present the 14th Annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture in Constitutional Jurisprudence.  Dr. Joseph Fornieri, an AHI senior fellow and professor of political science at [...]

AHI Mourns the Passing of Carl B. Menges

Carl B. Menges, the driving force behind the creation of The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI), passed away at his home in East Hampton, New York, on Wednesday September 8.  “More than two decades ago,” observed AHI President Robert Paquette, “the idea of a center, inspired by the remarkable [...]

Joseph Fornieri to Deliver 14th Annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce that Joseph Fornieri, Professor of Political Science, Rochester Institute of Technology, will deliver the 14th Annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture in Constitutional Jurisprudence.  The lecture will take place on Constitution Day, September 17, in RIT’s Carlson Auditorium, Room 1125, at [...]

AHI Summer Conference June 11-13 on Patriotism, Ancient and Modern

In 2018, the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) announced that its annual summer conference, co-sponsored with Baylor University’s Department of Political Science, would be renamed the Mary and David Nichols Annual Conference in the Great Books. In doing so, AHI honored two outstanding professors who had thrown their support [...]

From The President’s Desk

From the President’s Desk 2 December 2020 A Message from The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI): Dear Friends of AHI: We need your support.  The Covid pandemic and the deep political divide that exists in the country have affected all of us.  Layoffs and economic uncertainties have diminished charitable giving. [...]

RealClearMedia Publishes Feature Story on AHI

RealClear Education, a subdivision of the RealClear Media Group, has published a feature story on The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI). RealClear Education “is one of the Internet’s leading voices on global education news and commentary.” In “Alexander Hamilton Institute Seeks to Bridge America’s Divisions,” Mike Sabo, an editor [...]

Message from the President’s Desk: AHI and the Coronavirus

March 20, 2020 Dear Friends and Supporters of AHI: COVID-19, the coronavirus, is presenting formidable challenges to us all. Each of us must now make hard choices about how to live our lives and what level of risk is acceptable in conducting our daily affairs in everything from finding groceries to helping loved ones. Yet, [...]

Annual Undergraduate Conference at Princeton, April 3-4

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce that the Annual Undergraduate Conference in the American Polity will take place at Princeton University, April 3-4.  AHI is cosponsoring the event with the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions and the Center for Freedom and Western [...]

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