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Featured Experts

  • Immigration & Nationalism

    Journalism professor Shahan Mufti, author of “The Faithful Scribe,” can speak to issues related to immigration and nationalism making headlines today. Mufti’s book is this year’s One Book, One Richmond common reading selection and has been featured recently by Voice of America and Fortune.

  • The Olympics & Anti-corruption

    Law professor Andy Spalding is a leading expert in international anti-corruption law and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. He has done extensive research specifically related to anti-corruption law and the Olympics and can speak to the Winter Games in South Korea. Spalding's expertise has been recently featured in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and Voice of America.

  • Hip-hop culture

    Liberal Arts professor Erik Nielson is an expert in hip-hop culture and a leading expert on the use of rap lyrics in court. He has been quoted in numerous media outlets, including Rolling Stone, USA Today and The New York Times. Nielson is hosting rapper Mad Skillz as an artist-in-residence as part of his "Voice of Hip Hop in America" class this semester.

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Commitment to Study Abroad

University of Richmond maintains No. 2 ranking for study abroad programs. Learn more in this media release:

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