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.
Mr. David M. Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group
Mr. Richard Gilder, founder, Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
The Honorable Sandra Day O'Connor, associate justice, Supreme Court of the United States (retired)
Mr. Lee H. Hamilton, director, Center on Congress at Indiana Univ.
Mr. Adam Hochschild, author, San Francisco, CA
Mr. Richard A. Moe, president, National Trust for Historic Preservation; citation
Mr. John Lewis, representative, Georgia's 5th Congressional District
Mr. Steven Spielberg, Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation
Mr. Brian P. Lamb, C-SPAN
The Honorable Robert C. Byrd, US senator, West Virginia
2013 Roosevelt-Wilson Award
David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group
The American Historical Association is pleased to present the 2013 Roosevelt-Wilson Award for Public Service to David M. Rubenstein. The Roosevelt-Wilson Award honors individuals outside of the historical profession who have made a significant contribution to the study, teaching, and public understanding of history. Rubenstein's philanthropic dedication to providing public access to historical resources, and his continued support of historic preservation efforts, make him an ideal recipient for this award. Read the full citation.