David Aldrich Nelson Lecture

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 [...]

Eleventh Annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture at Skidmore College

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce that the Eleventh Annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture in Constitutional Jurisprudence will take place this year at Skidmore College on September 17, Constitution Day.  AHI is co-sponsoring the event with Skidmore's Department of Political Science. Lisa Pace Vetter, Associate Professor [...]

From the President’s Desk

Dear Friend: On September 17, The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) celebrated its tenth anniversary. AHI Charter Fellow Douglas Ambrose delivered the Tenth Annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture on Constitutional Jurisprudence, an electrifying performance to a packed house on "Revisiting the Idea of a Godless Constitution.” As the holiday season [...]

AHI Celebrates Constitution Day, David Aldrich Nelson, and Tenth Anniversary

Douglas Ambrose, Charter Fellow of the Alexander Hamilton Institute of the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) and Carolyn C. and David M. Ellis ’38 Distinguished Teaching Professor of History at Hamilton College, is a long-distance runner. Judging by his energetic performance as keynote speaker at the Tenth Annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture in Constitutional Jurisprudence, [...]

AHI Announces Two Reading Clusters at Hamilton College

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) proudly announces the formation of two reading clusters on the Hamilton College campus.  Professor Douglas Ambrose, the Carolyn C. and David M. Ellis ’38 Distinguished Teaching Professor of History at Hamilton College, will lead the Alexander Hamilton History Initiative.  Professor Ambrose has organized a [...]

The AHI Celebrates its Tenth Anniversary on Constitution Day With Annual David Aldrich Nelson Lecture by Professor Douglas Ambrose

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce that Professor Douglas Ambrose, the Carolyn C. and David M. Ellis ’38 Distinguished Teaching Professor of History at Hamilton College, will deliver the 2017 David Aldrich Nelson Lecture in Constitutional Jurisprudence.  He will speak on “Revisiting the Idea of a Godless [...]

Meet AHI Alum Landry Frei

Landry Frei, a native of Bend, Oregon, spent four years of his undergraduate life actively participating in the programmatic activities of the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI).  During his junior and senior years, he served as co-leader of the AHI’s Undergraduate Fellows program.   A versatile young man, as comfortable in [...]

AHI Undergraduate Leaders Recognized

On Saturday, May 6, 2017, the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) recognized Elizabeth Barry, Taylor Elicegui, Amy Elinski, Alex Klosner, and Phil Parkes, five senior leaders of its undergraduate fellows program at Hamilton College. Friends, parents, and AHI fellows attended the reception and banquet, which was held at AHI headquarters [...]

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