Tweed Roosevelt, University Professor and Chairman of the Theodore Roosevelt Institute, is the great-grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt, a member of one of the most respected families in the United States.
Tweed Roosevelt led the effort to award President Theodore Roosevelt the Congressional Medal of Honor, the United States' highest military honor. President Bill Clinton formally awarded the Medal posthumously, in 2001. The award is prominently displayed in the White House’s Roosevelt Room, adjacent to the Oval Office.
Tweed Roosevelt has taught at Harvard University and Columbia University's School of Business. He holds a BA from Harvard College, an MBA. from Columbia University, and a Doctorate of Humane Letters.