David Aldrich Nelson Lecture

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 [...]

AHI’s David Frisk Delivers 13th Annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture

In 2008, the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) created the David Aldrich Nelson Lecture in Constitutional Jurisprudence to honor a distinguished member of its board of directors. The annual event is typically held at a venue open to the public on Constitution Day (September 17).  The Covid pandemic, however, forced [...]

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, [...]

AHI Announces Its New “Affirmations” Page: We Need Your Support

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce the addition to our website of a very special “Affirmations” section. It consists of scores of one or two paragraph quotations from persons around the country who have benefited from AHI programming.  We regard the page as a [...]

Enthusiastic Crowd Attends AHI Constitution Day Event

On Sunday, September 15, the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) held the Twelfth Annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture in Constitutional Jurisprudence.  AHI President Robert Paquette spoke on “Federalist #39 and the Coming of the Civil War.”  The event also featured an open house and book-signing by AHI Resident Fellow [...]

AHI President Robert Paquette to Deliver Constitution Day Lecture

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) will hold the Twelfth Annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture in Constitutional Jurisprudence on Sunday, 15 September, at 5 p.m. in AHI headquarters, 21 West Park Row, Clinton, New York.  AHI President Robert Paquette will speak on “Federalist #39 and the Coming of the [...]

Presidential Letter: Paquette Exits Hamilton College to Become President of AHI

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) celebrated its eleventh anniversary on November 15-17 with a special event at Monticello, “Hamilton v. Jefferson: On History, Freedom, and Republican Government.”  More than a dozen of the world’s foremost Hamilton and Jefferson scholars conversed on the character and principles of these two giants [...]

Photos: Eleventh Annual David Aldrich Nelson Constitution Day Lecture at Skidmore College

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) recently held the Eleventh Annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture in Constitutional Jurisprudence on September 17, at Skidmore College.  The AHI event was co-sponsored with Skidmore's Department of Political Science. Lisa Pace Vetter, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, spoke on [...]

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