Congratulations to Lois Gibbs and Phil Lampi on receiving honorary degrees during the Tufts University’s 157th Commencement on May 19, 2013.
Stephen Lester and Lois Gibbs from the Center for Health, Environment, and Justice with Philip Lampi from the American Antiquarian Society and Anne Sauer, Director and University Archivist, Tufts University Digital Collections and Archives
Phil Lampi with his honorary degree
James Leach, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, presented Philip Lampi, the driving force and researcher behind the A New Nation Votes project, with a commendation “for scholarly perseverance and tireless research into election returns from the earliest decades of the American republic” at a ceremony at the American Antiquarian Society on February 16, 2012.
DCA would like to send out our congratulations to Phil and thank him for his years of work that have made A New Nation Votes a reality. Phil is a tireless researcher, a keen scholar, and just about the nicest person one could ever hope to meet.