Washington College’s C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience is dedicated to fostering innovative approaches to the American past and present. Through educational programs, scholarship and public outreach, and a special focus on written history, the Starr Center seeks to bridge the divide between the academic world and the public at large.
Starr Center Stories
As this year’s Patrick Henry Writing Fellow, historian Benjamin Irvin will work on his book about how the young United States cared for its disabled soldiers after the Revolution.
His summer fellowship at George Washington’s Mount Vernon has given Ian Culcasi an in-depth and intimate view of the world of the nation’s first president.
After spending a year abroad at Washington College, Aldo Ponterosso ’16 is finishing up his time in America with an internship in Washington D.C. that is helping him better define his future.
2015 George Washington Book Prize winner Nick Bunker along with finalists Richard Dunn, Francois Furstenberg and Eric Nelson were honored at a black tie gala at Mount Vernon on May 20. The winner of one...