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 [...]

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 [...]