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.

Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies

  • Andrew O’Shaughnessy, Saunders Director
  • Whitney Pippin, Scholarly Programs Coordinator and Getting Word Promise Grant Administrator
  • Niya Bates, Senior Fellow of African American History, Getting Word Oral History Project
  • Andrew Davenport, Public Historian and Manager of the Getting Word Oral History Project
  • John Ragosta, Historian
  • Gaye Wilson, Senior Fellow 


Jefferson Library


Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series

  • Kerry A. Dahm, Assistant Editor
  • Lisa A. Francavilla, Managing Editor
  • Andrea R. Gray, Assistant Editor
  • Robert F. Haggard, Senior Associate Editor
  • Peyton Brown Hasting, Editorial Assistant
  • Julie L. Lautenschlager, Associate Editor
  • J. Jefferson Looney, Editor-in-Chief
  • Gary Sellick, Editorial Assistant
  • Susan Spengler, Technical Specialist
  • Paula Viterbo, Researcher