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ICJS Departments and Staff

The Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies oversees and coordinates the work of several of Monticello's scholarly departments. This concerted, multidisciplinary approach is a hallmark of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation's dedication to advancing broadly the Jeffersonian legacy.

Conferences & Symposia

Academic conferences constitute a major vehicle for engaging a global audience in Jefferson’s ideas.  The ICJS has organized dozens of conferences and seminars on a wide range of topics and has co-sponsored a number of scholarly symposia with the American Academy of Diplomacy, the Sons of the American Revolution, and the University of Virginia.  The ICJS has also sponsored international conferences at academic institutions in Australia, China, Cuba, Russia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Britain, Poland, Austria, and Italy; these international symposia are headlined by prominent his

Praise for "The Men Who Lost America"

Prestigious Book Awards:

  • Winner, 2014 George Washington Book Prize
  • Winner, New-York Historical Society American History Book Prize
  • Winner, Fraunces Tavern Museum Book Award
  • Finalist, Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History
  • Winner, Cincinnati History Prize
  • Winner, 2013 Great Midwest Book Festival Award in Regional Literature
  • Richmond Roundtable of the American Revolution Book Prize
  • Shortlisted for the Cundill Prize