Professor Paul Otto, PhD
Paul Otto chairs the departments of history, sociology and politics at George Fox University. He is an expert in the history of early America and Native Americans. He was awarded a faculty scholarship achievement award by the University in 2010. He spent his 2015-2016 sabbatical as a fellow at the National Humanities Center. His remarkable book The Dutch-Munsee Encounter in America: The Struggle for Sovereignty in the Hudson Valley has won the Hendricks Award.
Len Tantillo painting
Bertrand van Ruymbeke
Bertrand Van Ruymbeke (Ph.D. 1995, Sorbonne-Nouvelle; Habilitation, 2003, Universitéde Versailles-Saint-Quentin) is professor of American history and civilization at the Université de Paris VIII (Vincennes Saint-Denis), senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France (2015-2020), Fulbright scholar (2015), and Chevalier del’Ordre des Palmes académiques (2016). He is a member of the Council of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture (OIEAHC) at Williamsburg, Virginia.
Rembrandt b. Jul 15, 1606 - Leyden
Humphrey Bogart 1899-1957
Round Robin of the Walloons
Humphrey Deforest Bogart, b. 1899
Half Moon in Newburgh Bay, by Len Tantillo
Adriaen Courtsen Block
Adriaen Courtsen Block 1567-1627 The Great-grandfather of American trade
Dr. Charles T. Gehring
Dr. Charles T. Gehring has a PhD in Germanic Linguistics from Indiana University and has been the Director of New Netherland Research Center for over forty years. In 1994 Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands knighted him as an Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau for his role in promoting awareness of the Dutch role in American history. He has been the pre-eminent translator and editor of the past century on documents from the lost colony of New Netherland.
Jaap Jacobs (Ph.D. Leiden, 1999) is affiliated with the University of St Andrews. He has specialized in the early American history, specifically the Dutch in the Americas in the early modern period. He has taught at Leiden University, the University of Amsterdam, Cornell University, the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University, and the University of St Andrews.
Collier painting of Hudson's Last Voyage