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.
In the News
The Memory Project's Professor Jalane Schmidt was interviewed by The Washington Post about the removal of the "Johnny Reb" Confederate statue.
The UVA Equity Center, Youth-Nex and the Madison House have launched a new website as a resource for teachers and families across the Charlottesville area.
The Memory Project's Gillet Rosenblith writes about the effect of Covid-19 on public housing policy in The Washington Post.
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.