Closing Remarks 2019
Amanda B. Moniz, PhD
David M. Rubenstein Curator of Philanthropy
National Museum of American History
AMANDA B. MONIZ, PhD, is the David M. Rubenstein Curator of Philanthropy at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Moniz’s first book, From Empire to Humanity: The American Revolution and the Origins of Humanitarianism, was awarded ARNOVA’S inaugural Peter Dobkin Hall History of Philanthropy Book Prize. She is now working on a book about how philanthropists today look to history to inform their work, as well as on a biography of Isabella Graham, a philanthropic leader in the early United States.