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.
In the Spotlight
The lab's recent film, God $ Green: An Unholy Alliance, featured in Yale's Climate Connections.
UVA President Jim Ryan joines Professors Siva Vaidhyanathan and Will Hitchcock on the Democracy in Danger podcast.
New class of Equity Center Community Fellows joins UVA as 2020 class continues.
An event featuring Mary Louise Kelly, Michael McFaul, Anne-Marie Slaughter, and Stephen Walt.
Spirit & Struggle: Landmarks of Black Sacred Song - A screening of Artist-in-Residence Micah Watson's films "40th and State" and "Barky's"
Professor Daniel Gingerich and Post-Doctoral Researcher Jan Vogler analyze what the Black Death can tell us about the impact of modern pandemics.
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.