A former Board of Visitors member and longtime benefactor of the University of Virginia is supporting a series of initiatives designed to significantly advance the study and teaching of the history and principles of democracy.
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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.
CLEAR Lab Co-Director Daniel Gingerich discusses the 2020 election on local Charlottesville radio show.
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.
The Democratic Statecraft Lab's Post-Doctoral Research Associate Justin Schon discusses his latest book on WTJU.
Co-Director Melody Barnes appeared with other UVA experts to discuss the state of education in the U.S.
The Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs (RJIA) grants provide support to universities with strengths in the study of religion, journalism, and media as they pursue programming that catalyzes interdisciplinary collaborations and connects scholarship on religion to journalistic training and practice
By Deliberative Media Lab director Siva Vaidhyanathan for The Guardian
Per University guidance, all upcoming public events will be postponed or cancelled. Read for more information from UVA.
(Arun Sharma/HT PHOTO) Sukhtankar co-authors an op-ed on biometric authentication.
When the University of Virginia launched its Democracy Initiative two years ago, leaders envisioned a forum for honest conversations about issues central to American and global democracy, including race, religion, equity and so much more.