In Memory of Sean Enos-Robertson

Sean Enos-Robertson, a devoted teacher at Harlem Acadmey in New York City with close connections to the Gilder Lehrman Institute, passed away on November 29, 2018. Sean had been a Gilder Lehrman Master Teacher Fellow since 2014, following his participation in the “9/11 and American Memory” seminar with David Blight in 2013, the third seminar he attended as a participant.

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Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA Spotlight: “The Life and Writings of Frederick Douglass”

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University offer a Master of Arts in American History through online courses for K–12 teachers. Applications are now open.
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Introducing Mark Foley, the 2018 Illinois History Teacher of the Year

Mark Foley Illinois History Teacher of the Year Since 2004, 749 exemplary American history teachers from elementary, middle, and high schools in all fifty states, Department of Defense schools, Washington DC, and US territories have been named State History Teacher of the Year. The National History Teacher of the Year is named in the fall.
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Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History Event Features Two Military Historians in Dialogue

On Monday, November 26, the Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History was awarded to Cathal Nolan for his book The Allure of Battle: A History of How Wars Have Been Won and Lost (Oxford University Press, 2017) at
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Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA Spotlight: "The American Revolution"

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University offer a Master of Arts in American History through online courses for K–12 teachers. Applications are now open. Click here to apply.Course Spotlight: The American Revolutionwith Professor Denver Brunsman, George Washington UniversityThe American Revolution is arguably the most significant event in US history.
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Introducing Kelly Holder, the 2018 Idaho History Teacher of the Year

Kelly Holder Idaho History Teacher of the Year Since 2004, 749 exemplary American history teachers from elementary, middle, and high schools in all fifty states, Department of Defense schools, Washington DC, and US territories have been named State History Teacher of the Year. The National History Teacher of the Year is named in the fall.
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Introducing Robert Tam, the 2018 Hawaii History Teacher of the Year

Robert Tam Hawaii History Teacher of the Year Since 2004, 749 exemplary American history teachers from elementary, middle, and high schools in all fifty states, Department of Defense schools, Washington DC, and US territories have been named State History Teacher of the Year. The National History Teacher of the Year is named in the fall.
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Recent Press Mentions

The Gilder Lehrman Institute in Philanthropy Magazine

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Richard Gilder (left) and Lewis Lehrman (right) speak with students at Notre Dame Preparatory Academy.The July 2018 issue of

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The Hamilton Education Program in Education Dive

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In an article published today on Education Dive, Urban Assembly Media High School student Yadry Monsanto discusses her Hamilton Education Program experience on April 25, 2018: 

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Lewis E. Lehrman's Lincoln and Churchill: Statesmen at War

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We are pleased to announce the latest publication by Lewis E. Lehrman, the co-founder of the Gilder Lehrman Institute, a renowned historian, and a National Humanities Medal winner. Lincoln & Churchill: Statesmen at War, provides a new perspective on two of the greatest English-speaking statesmen and their remarkable leadership in wars of national survival. In the first book-length comparison of these two renowned war leaders, Mr.

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