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Featured Experts: Newsworthy Honors

  • Lincoln Prize

    Edward Ayers, Tucker Boatwright Professor of the Humanities and president emeritus, a renowned Civil War historian, will be awarded the 2018 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize for his work, "The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America."

  • Ecology Award Biology professor Kristine Grayson's journal article highlighting her research related to the spread of the gypsy moth in North America has been shortlisted for the British Ecological Society’s inaugural Sidnie Manton Award.
  • Bancroft Prize

    Religious studies and American studies professor Douglas Winiarski won a 2018 Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy for his book, “Darkness Falls on the Land of Light: Experiencing Religious Awakenings in Eighteenth-Century New England." He is also a finalist for the 2018 George Washington Prize.

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UR Professor on "60 Minutes"Sought after for his expertise in U.S. history and civil rights, University of Richmond leadership studies professor and historian Julian Hayter discusses the national debate about Confederate monuments with Anderson Cooper on "60 Minutes."

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