Who’s Who of Humanitarians and Philanthropists

Thomas C. Price Zimmermann, PhD

Title: Historian, Educator (Retired)
Company: Davidson College
Location: Huntersville, NC United States


  • American Academy in Rome, Post-Classical Humanistic Studies Jury, Rome Prize Competition (1992-1993)
  • American Alpine Club (Chair, Conservation Committee, 1974-1975) (Board of Directors, 1975‑1983)(President, 1980‑1982) (Vice President, 1982‑1984)(Chair, Endowment and Fundraising Committee, 1983‑1986)
  • American Association for Italian Studies, President’s Award Committee (1987)
  • Carolina Opera Endowment (Board of Advisors, 2008)
  • Charlotte Opera Association (Board of Directors, 1980‑1982)(Advisory Board, Endowment Fund Drive, 2008-2010)
  • Commissione Nazionale per la Edizione delle Opere di Paolo Giovio (1985)
  • English‑Speaking Union of the United States (Board of Directors, Portland, Oregon Branch, 1972‑1974)
  • Lewis and Clark College Faculty Review Board (1972)
  • Lowell Observatory, AZ (Board of Advisors, 1988-1993)
  • Mercy Hospital, Charlotte (Board of Visitors, 1983‑1987)
  • Museum of the New South
  • North Carolina Outward Bound School (Board of Directors, 1978‑1981)(Board of Advisors, 1981‑1989)
  • Oregon Committee for the Humanities (National Endowment for the Humanities Committee, 1971‑1977)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Renaissance Society of America
  • Sierra Club (Pacific Northwest Chapter Executive Committee, 1972‑1974) (Oregon Conservation Coordinator)
  • Town of Huntersville Citizen Committees
  • University of North Carolina, Charlotte, Botanical Gardens (Advisory Council, 2007-2008)
  • Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Region XIV Selection Committee (1967‑1970)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2019, 2017, 2016)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2019, 2017)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2019, 2018)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (1989-2018)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the South and Southwest,” Marquis Who’s Who (2001-2016, 1995)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2016)
  • Co-Recipient, The Helen & Stewart P. Blake Philanthropy Award, Opera Carolina (2015)
  • Author, “Paolo Giovio: The Historian and the Crisis of Sixteenth-Century Italy,” Italian Translation (2012)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in American Education,” Marquis Who’s Who (1994-2008)
  • Recipient, Presidential Book Award, American Association for Italian Studies (1997)
  • Recipient, Helen and Howard R. Marraro Prize, American Historical Association (1996)
  • Author, “Paolo Giovio: The Historian and the Crisis of Sixteenth-Century Italy” (1995)
  • Co-editor, “Collected Works of Paolo Giovio” (1985)
  • American Counsel of Learned Societies Fellow, New York City (1975-1976)
  • Author, “April in Alaska” (1971)
  • Recipient, Villi I. Tatti Fellow, Harvard University (1970-1971)
  • Recipient, Fullbright Fellowship, Italy (1962-1964)
  • Recipient, Danforth Fellowship, The Danforth Foundation (1956-1962)

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