The Washington Post cites research conducted by Democracy Initiative’s Memory Project Manger Claire Antone Payton in an ar

The New Republic cites research by Democracy Initative's Claire Antone Payton comparing Afghanistan & Haiti disasters.

Co-Director Laurent Dubois provides a histrocial introduction of Haiti's political climate for CBC News: The House. 

Co-Director Laurent Dubois comments for Aljazeera on the recent assassination of Haiti President Jovenel Moïse.

President Jim Ryan and Co-Director Melody Barnes on the establishment of UVA's Karsh Institute of Democracy. 


The Deliberative Media Lab's Christopher Ali on PBS' role as media organization and public institution.


The Deliberative Media Lab's Lana Swartz weighs in.


Co-Director Laurent Dubois discusses Political Turmoil in Haiti on France 24.



The UVA Equity Center has announced that it will extend 2020 fellowships by one year, and welcome a new class of 2021 Fell

Co-Director Melody Barnes discusses cabinet picks and possible responses to the events of January 6th with Kate Bolduan.

Deliberative Media Lab Director Siva Vaidhyanathan dicusses the role of the Zello app in the Jan. 6th DC riot.

Memory Project Director Jalane Schmidt featured in the Huffpost piece.


Co-Director Melody Barnes discusses calls for impeachment on CBC.


The CLEAR Lab's Deborah Hellman helps explain the 25th Amendment and its relevance to the current moment.

Can the largest media platform in the world ever be made safe for democracy?

The seven episode podcast covers major events from Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency.


The Deliberative Media Lab's Siva Vaidhyanathan on RN Breakfast with Fran Kelly.


Memory Project Director Jalane Schmidt quoted in this Daily Progress piece.


Co-Director Melody C. Barnes discusses the beginning of the presidential transition.

Melody Barnes discusses the 2020 election and transfer of power with Rosemary Barton and Tim Neftali.