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Co-Director Melody C. Barnes discusses the beginning of the presidential transition.
CLEAR Lab Co-Director Daniel Gingerich discusses the 2020 election on local Charlottesville radio show.
Melody Barnes discusses the 2020 election and transfer of power with Rosemary Barton and Tim Neftali.
Trump is putting American lives at risk by blocking the transition.
When it comes to President Trump’s refusal to concede, Former Obama Administration Domestic Policy Advisor Melody Barnes says that ‘democracy isn’t guaranteed,’ it requires a democratic culture.
Democracy Initiative Co-Director Melody Barnes discusses presidential transitions on MSNBC in the wake of the 2020 presidential election.
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.