The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization is headquartered in Clinton, New York, and was founded in 2007 to promote excellence in scholarship through the study of freedom, democracy, and capitalism.

Our Mission

The AHI aspires to create an educational environment of the highest standards in which evidence and argument prevail over ideology and cant.

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The AHI Fellowship Program

Established in 2009, The AHI Undergraduate Fellows Program now includes more than eighty of the best and brightest students at Hamilton College.

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Photos: The Inaugural Washington Program on National Security (WAPONS)

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Please consider a donation to help us pursue our mission of promoting excellence in scholarship through the study of freedom, democracy and capitalism.

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News & Events

  • Photos: WAPONS Program Begins Details >>

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  • AHI Undergraduate Leaders Recognized Details >>

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The AHI relies on the donations of supporters to fund its operations. Please consider a donation to help us pursue our mission of promoting excellence in scholarship through the study of freedom, democracy and capitalism.
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  • AHI Undergraduate Fellows

    Our Undergraduate Fellows participate in the intellectual life of the AHI in many ways—leading our student groups and discussions, organizing their own events, and presenting their research.
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Enquiry

Enquiry, a student-run newsletter sponsored by the AHI, publishes three student opinion pieces every Monday on political, cultural, and economic issues.
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  • Treatment of Conservatives at Hamilton College

    There seems to be a sentiment among left-leaning students and faculty on our campus that harassing conservative students is not only acceptable, but actually should be done. These same students and faculty, however, refuse to acknowledge that political harassment and discrimination are taking place at Hamilton.
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