Theodore Roosevelt-Woodrow Wilson Award Recipients

The Theodore Roosevelt-Woodrow Wilson Award is named for the two former AHA presidents who were also presidents of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt (AHA president in 1912) and Woodrow Wilson (AHA president in 1924). This honorific award recognizes individuals outside the historical profession who have made a significant contribution to the study, teaching, and public understanding of history.

2013

Mr. David M. Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group

2012

Mr. Richard Gilder, founder, Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

2011

The Honorable Sandra Day O'Connor, associate justice, Supreme Court of the United States (retired)

2010

Mr. Lee H. Hamilton, director, Center on Congress at Indiana Univ.

2008

Mr. Adam Hochschild, author, San Francisco, CA

2007

Mr. Richard A. Moe, president, National Trust for Historic Preservation; citation

2006

Mr. John Lewis, representative, Georgia's 5th Congressional District

2005

Mr. Steven Spielberg, Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation

2004

Mr. Brian P. Lamb, C-SPAN

2003

The Honorable Robert C. Byrd, US senator, West Virginia