Recent Center Events

Provides $7000 to a student pursuing a summer research project at the nonprofit Jay Heritage Center (JHC), located on the former Westchester estate of jurist, statesman, peacemaker, anti-slavery advocate, Chief Justice of the United States and two-time Governor of New York, John Jay.



Join Prof. Maura Spiegel in conversation with Ian Fritz, an Airborne Cryptologic Linguist in the United States Air Force before he enrolled at Columbia University and later become a physician.

Join us on Thursday February 29th at The Center for American Studies.

Hamilton Hall 319. 5-6PM.


Freedom and Citizenship Program

Beginning in 2009, the Center for American Studies has collaborated with the Roger Lehecka Double Discovery Center on a program that introduces high school students to college-level work in the humanities and prepares them for lives as informed, responsible citizens.