Undergraduate Conference on the American Polity

Colgate and AHI Co-Sponsor Annual Undergraduate Conference on the American Polity: Schedule Announced

Annual Undergraduate Conference on the American Polity Final Schedule Keynote Speaker:  Michael P. Zuckert, Nancy Reeves Dreux Professor of Political Science, The University of Notre Dame at Colgate University March 31-April 1 2017 Sponsored by the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) and Colgate University’s Center for Freedom and Western Civilization [...]

AHI Extends Reach to Loyola University Maryland

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce its sponsorship of a new student reading group at Loyola University Maryland under the auspices of Professor Diana Schaub.  Dr. Schaub will lead a gifted group of undergraduates in an intensive reading of the Baron de Montesquieu’s Spirit of the Laws (1748), [...]

Carl Menges and AHI Featured by Fund for Academic Renewal

  Carl B. Menges Carl B. Menges and the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) were recently lauded in a case study by the Fund for Academic Renewal (FAR). Mr. Menges received his A. B. cum laude in 1951 from Hamilton College and his M.B.A in 1953 from the Harvard [...]

Please Support the AHI

Dear Friend: If you have already made a tax-deductible contribution to the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) for this year, we thank you for your generosity.   If not, we send this note as a friendly reminder that the AHI needs your support. As we near the end of 2016, the [...]

From the President’s Desk

Dear Friend: The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is nearing the celebration of its tenth anniversary.  We could not have done it without you, and we write to ask for your continued support and to explain why it is so urgently needed. In preparing young people for the great challenges [...]

Passion for Law and Politics: AHI Undergraduate Fellow Taylor Elicegui

Taylor Elicegui, Hamilton College senior and Undergraduate Fellow of the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI), is pursuing her passion for law and politics.  She spent this summer working as a press intern for Democratic U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York. This internship followed on the heels of another, working [...]

AHI Sets Agenda at Constitution Day Event

Judging by the turnout at the Open House and Constitution Day celebration on September 18, the 2016/2017 academic year will be a stellar one for the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI).  The event opened with a period of socializing over hors d’oeuvres and drinks and then moved to the Presidential [...]

April 1-2 Schedule Released for the Annual Undergraduate Conference on the American Polity

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce the schedule and event details for the Annual Undergraduate Conference on the American Polity, April 1-2 at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY.  On Friday evening, April 1 at 8:00 p.m. Diana Schaub, Professor, Department of Political Science, Loyola University [...]

AHI and Skidmore’s Benjamin Franklin Forum Co-Sponsor Annual Undergraduate Conference on the American Polity

The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce its co-sponsorship of the Annual Undergraduate Conference on the American Polity with Skidmore College’s Benjamin Franklin Forum.  The conference will take place April 1-2 at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY.  On Friday evening, April 1 at 6:00 p.m. Diana [...]

From the President’s Desk

Dear Friends: The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is nearing the end of another very successful year. Please know how grateful we are for your continued support.  Recent unrest and outright thuggery at many of this country’s most prestigious colleges and universities—Yale, Dartmouth, Princeton, Claremont McKenna, and Hamilton College, to [...]

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