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    Harvard's research center for U.S. History and Culture

    Research and teaching in the broad range of American historical inquiry


Director's Welcome

Welcome to the Warren Center. We are a gathering place for the exploration of American history and for the application of historical knowledge to real world challenges. We see critical engagement with key issues of American history as an inspiration for civic and community commitment, as a constructive source of regional and national identity, and as a reservoir of personal and political meaning making. The Warren Center’s activities are therefore centered around the nurturance of innovative historical thinking, research, and writing by visiting fellows, Harvard faculty, graduate students, undergraduate students, and their multiple reading and listening audiences. As the core component of the Center’s mission dating back to the vision of the Warren family’s original gift, our fellowship programs bring together scholars working on US history projects in a spirit of creativity and collaboration... Read More