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Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies

The Robert H. Smith ICJS is a multidisciplinary research center that oversees the work of several departments at Monticello and supports the ongoing international study of Thomas Jefferson and his world.

Historian Peter Onuf on Monticello & the International Center for Jefferson Studies

ICJS-sponsored conferences, fellowships, publications, and research. More »


Since its founding, the ICJS has hosted nearly 300 domestic and international scholars from the U.S. and 25 countries around the world, including Pulitzer-Prize winning historians Alan Taylor and Jack Rakove. More »

Facilities and Resources

Information on the ICJS's offices, residential facilities, and research resources. More »

About The ICJS

Information about the Center's history and mission. More »

ICJS Departments

Current research and findings. More »

Jefferson Library
Books, reference, Web links and More »

Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series
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