Eric Donald Hirsch, Jr.

Title:  Founder, Chairman

Company:  Core Knowledge Foundation

Location:  Charlottesville, VA


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Recipient, Fordham Award (2003)
  • Morse Fellow (1961-1962)
  • Guggenheim Fellow (1964-1965)
  • Fulbright Fellow, Yale University
  • Senior Fellow, National Endowment of the Humanities (1971, 1980-1981)
  • Fellow, Center for the Humanities, Wesleyan University (1973)
  • Fellow, Council for the Humanities, Princeton University (1976)
  • Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences (1980-1981)
  • Fellow, Humanities Research Center, Australian National University (1982)
  • Bateson Lecturer, Oxford University (1983)
  • Recipient, James Bryant Conant Award for Outstanding Contributions to American Education, Education Commission of the States (2012)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (1987-2014)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in American Education, Marquis Who’s Who (1994-1997, 2004-2008)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Marquis Who’s Who (1986-1987, 1995-1996, 2012-2016)


  • LittD (Hon.), Marietta College
  • LittD (Hon.), Rollins College
  • LittD (Hon.), Rhodes College
  • LittD (Hon.), Williams College
  • PhD, Yale University
  • MA, Yale University
  • BA, Cornell University

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