In the News
Op-Ed co-authored by Melody Barnes, Democracy Initiative Co-Director for Policy and Public Affairs, and Julian Zelizer of Princeton University.
Beginning this spring, four Charlottesville community leaders will come to Grounds to continue work on their projects addressing racial and economic inequality.
Todd Sechser of the Democracy Initiative's Democratic Statecraft Lab discusses the latest development in the U.S.-Iran relationship with former ambassadors Eric Edelman and Steve Mull.
20 new Research Professorships in Democracy and Equity to examine underlying causes that fueled the violent white supremacist demonstrations in Charlottesville and at UVA on Aug. 11 and 12, 2017.
Melody Barnes – White House veteran, co-director of UVA’s Democracy Initiative and the first African-American to lead Monticello’s board – discusses her White House tenure, Aug. 11 and 12 and Jefferson’s legacy at his home and university.
Co-director and White House veteran Melody Barnes, Miller Center director William Antholis and College of Arts & Sciences Dean Ian Baucom discuss UVA’s ambitious goal to answer the most essential questions facing democracy today.
The effort will bring together a diverse range of scholars, government leaders and practitioners to study and advance the prospects of democracy around the world.