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ICJS Advisory Board Members

Summit Dinner with Advisory Board Members, Monticello, 2010Richard Bernstein
Adjunct Professor of Law, New York Law School
Director of Online Operations, Heights Books, Inc.
Author of Thomas Jefferson; and Are We to be a Nation?: The Making of the Constitution

Andrew Burstein
Co-holder of the Mary Frances Barnard Chair in Nineteenth Century American History,
University of Tulsa
Author of The Inner Jefferson: Portrait of a Grieving Optimist; and Jefferson’s Secrets: Death and Desire in Monticello

Max Byrd
Former Professor at Yale University and University of California at Davis
Author of Jefferson; and Jackson

Joanne Freeman
Professor of Early U.S. Republic, American Revolution, Politics, and Eighteenth Century Political Culture, Yale University
Author of Affairs of Honor: National Politics in the New Republic

Annette Gordon-Reed
Professor of American Legal History and American Slavery and the Law, New York Law School
Author of The Hemingses of Monticello:  An American Family (Pulitzer Prize winner); Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy; and editor of Race on Trial: Law and Justice in American History

Ronald Hoffman
Director, Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
Author of Princes of Ireland, Planters of Maryland: A Carroll Saga, 1500-1782; and editor of the Charles Carroll Papers

Jan Lewis
Acting Dean of the Rutgers Faculty of Arts and Sciences-Newark
Rutgers Chair of the Federated History Department of Rutgers-New Jersey Institute of Technology, Rutgers University-Newark
Author of Making the American Nation, 1763-1830; and The Pursuit of Happiness: Family and Values in Jefferson’s Virginia

John McCusker
Ewing Halsell Distinguished Professor of American History and Professor of Economics,
Trinity University
Author of Money and Exchange in Europe and America, 1600-1775: A Handbook; and co-author of The Economy of British America, 1607-1789

Simon Newman
Sir Denis Brogan Professor of American Studies, University of Glasgow
Author of Europe’s American Revolution; and Embodied History: The Lives of the Poor in Early Philadelphia

Barbara Oberg
General Editor, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Princeton University
Co-author of Federalists Reconsidered; and Benjamin Franklin, Jonathan Edwards and the Representation of American Culture

Peter Onuf, ex officio
Senior Fellow at the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello
Thomas Jefferson Foundation Professor of History Emeritus, Department of History, University of Virginia
Author of The Mind of Thomas Jefferson; Jefferson's Empire: The Language of American Nationhood; and Jeffersonian Legacies

Jack Rakove
W. R. Coe Professor of History and American Studies, Stanford University
Author of Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution (Pulitzer Prize winner); and James Madison and the Creation of the American Republic

R. K. Ramazani, honorary
Edward R. Stettinius Professor Emeritus of Government and Foreign Affairs,
University of Virginia
Author of numerous books and articles, and consultant to the United Nations, the White House, the State Department, and the Department of Defense

Robert “Roy” Ritchie
W. M. Keck Foundation Director of Research, The Huntington Library
Author of The Duke's Province: A Study of Politics and Society in New York, 1664-169; and Captain Kidd and the War Against the Pirates

Herbert Sloan
Ann Whitney Olin Professor of History

Barnard College, Columbia University
Author of Principle Interest: Thomas Jefferson and the Problem of Debt

Alan Taylor
Professor of American History, University of California at Davis
Author of William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic, (Pulitzer Prize winner, Bancroft Prize winner); and American Colonies


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