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Hamilton Scholars Roundtable

January 11, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Celebrate Alexander Hamilton’s birthday by joining us for a panel discussion featuring Hamilton experts  Richard Brookhiser, Douglas Hamilton, Stephen Knott, Michael E. Newton, Robert E. Wright, and others.

This roundtable will touch upon Hamilton’s early life, his contributions to the founding the United States and the establishment of the country’s financial system, and his enduring legacy.

This panel discussion is presented by the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society in collaboration with the Museum of American Finance, the Hamilton Partnership for Paterson, Revolutionary NYC, the Saint Andrew’s Society of the State of New York, the First Families of New York, the Lexington Historical Society, StatutesandStories.com, and the Morris-Jumel Mansion.


About the Featured Panelists:

Richard Brookhiser is the author of Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington and The Way of the WASP. He has also edited and annotated Washington’s Rules of Civility. He is a Senior Editor at National Review and a New York Observer columnist.




Douglas Hamilton is Alexander Hamilton’s fifth-great grandson and an Alexander Hamilton Advocate. He works to educate the younger generations about the accomplishments of Alexander Hamilton and support other advocates of early American History.




Stephen F. Knott is a professor in the National Security Affairs Department.His books include Washington and Hamilton: The Alliance That Forged America, Alexander Hamilton and the Persistence of Myth, andSecret and Sanctioned: Covert Operations and the American Presidency.


Michael E. Newton is a historian specializing in the American Revolution and Founding era. Michael Newton is a foremost expert on Alexander Hamilton and the author of The Path to Tyranny,Angry Mobs and Founding Fathers, Alexander Hamilton: The Formative Years, and Discovering Hamilton.


Robert Eric Wright is a business, economic, financial, and monetary historian and the inaugural Rudy and Marilyn Nef Family Chair of Political Economy at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He is also a research economist at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His books include Hamilton unbound finance and the creation of the American Republic, One Nation Under Debt: Hamilton, Jefferson, and the History of what we owe, and Financial Founding Fathers: The Men who Made america Rich.



January 11, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm




The AHA Society
Museum of American Finance
Morris-Jumel Mansion
Hamilton Partnership for Paterson
Saint Andrew’s Society of the State of New York
Hamilton Grange National Memorial
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