The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce that it will be holding a fall seminar, open to the public, beginning Monday, September 9, at 6:30 p.m. discussing Charles Murray’s Coming Apart:  The State of White America, 1960-2010.  AHI Resident Fellow, Dr. David Frisk, a Ph. D. in political science and an award-winning journalist, will lead a weekly discussion of Murray’s book, one of the most important published in 2012.  The seminar, part of the AHI’s civic outreach and continuing education programming, will be held in the Westlake Media Center at the AHI every Monday from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. with the last session ending Monday, December 16.

The seminar is open to the public, but seating is limited.  Both the seminar and books will be provided free of charge by the AHI. Refreshments will also be provided. Those interested in attending should email Robert Paquette at or call 315-292-2267.

David Frisk received his Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University in 2009 with specialties in American politics and political philosophy. His publications include If Not Us, Who? William Rusher, National Review, and the Conservative Movement (ISI Books, 2012). Frisk taught American government at Concordia University in California and worked at the Claremont Institute. During the spring semester of 2013, Frisk was awarded the AHI’s Theodore J. Eismeier Fellowship.