Golding Judaica Center, 119
DegreesThe Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D.
Princeton University, B.A.
ExpertiseAmerican history, comparative history.
David Hackett Fischer, Historian
ProfileDavid Hackett Fischer, Historian
|HIST||151b||The American Revolution|
|HIST||152a||American History, American Literature|
|HIST||153b||Slavery and the American Civil War|
|HIST||166b||World War II|
|HIST||189b||Reading and Research in American History|
|HIST||200a||Colloquium in American History|
Awards and Honors
Pritzger Prize ($100,000) for scholarship in Military history (2015)
Doctor of Humane Letters, University of Maine, Fort Kent (2014)
Member of the "L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres" with the rank of "Commandeur", by decree of the "Minister de la culture et communication", Christine Albanel, dated 31 March 2009. (2009)
Elected to membership, Century Association, New York (2006)
Honorary life member, Society of the Cincinnati (2006)
Irving Kristol Prize, American Enterprise Institute (2006)
"Liberty and Freedom" was the History book club's main selection (2005)
History Book Club main selection (Paul Revere's Ride) (2005)
Pulitzer prize in History for "Washingtons Crossing" (2005)
Fenn Foundation Award "for teaching and research on Lexington Alarm Research Project" (1998)
Massachusetts Teachers Association Kidger Prize for Teaching (1997)
American Association of University Presses prize for overall excellence (Albion's Seed) (1996)
Award for (Paul Revere's Ride): Award, Irving Medal for Literary Distinction, Old North Church Lantern Award, Boston Public Library Literary Light (1996)
Ingersoll Foundation Prize for Scholarship (1996)
Richard M. Weaver Award for Scholarly Letters to "recognize an author of abiding importance" (1996)
Book of the Year Awards for Paul Revere's Ride (1995)
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1995)
Book of the Month Club Alternate Selection (Paul Revere's Ride) (1993)
Fulbright Fellowship (1993)
Life Member, Bodleian Library (1993)
Louis Dembitz Brandeis Prize for Excellence in Teaching (1990)
Massachusetts CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) and Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year (1990)
Colonial Dames of America (Albion's Seed) (1989)
Immigration History Society (Albion's Seed) (1989)
Theodore Saloutos Book Award for best work published in American immigration history: (Albion's Seed) (1989)
Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth Professor of Amerian History, Oxford University (1985)
Director, National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar (1979)
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant (1978)
Earl Warren Chair in American Constitutional (1971)
Fischer, David Hackett. ""The Maryland Design"." [Festschrift for Charles Joyner. Ed. Vernon Burton. Columbia, S.C.: University of South carolina Press, 2016. 78-101.
David Preston. "Braddock's Defeat." Braddock's Defeat. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. IV-VII.
Fischer, David Hackett. "Constitutional Traditions in Open Societies: A Comparative Inquiry." New Zealand Journal of Public and International Law 12. September 2014 (2015): 1-40.
Fischer, David Hackett. "Landscapes We Have Lost: Environment and History on Mount Desert Island." Chebacco Spring, 2015 (2015): 1-21?.
Emerson Baker. "Editor's Note." A Storm of Witchcraft. Oxford University Press, 2014. VIII-XV.
Fischer, David Hackett. "For scholarship see below on Intellectual Property.." 2014.
Fischer, David Hackett. Champlain's Dream. Simon and Schuster (USA); Knopf (Canada). A French translation is in progress by Boreal (Paris and Montreal)., 2009.
Fischer, David Hackett. Liberty and Freedom. Oxford: New York, 2005.
Fischer, David Hackett. Washington's Crossing. Oxford University Press, 2004.
Fischer,David H, with James Kelly. Bound Away. University Press of Virginia, 2000.
Fischer,David H. The Great Wave: Price Revolution and the Rythm of History. Oxford University Press, 1996.
Fischer,David H. Paul Revere's Ride. Oxford University Press, 1994.
Fischer,David H. Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America. Oxford University Press, 1989.
Fischer,David H. Growing Old In America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1977.
Fischer,David H. Historian's Fallacies. New York: Harper & Row, 1970.
Fischer,David H. The Revolution of American Conservatism. New York: Harper & Row, 1965.