University of Richmond Faculty Take You Back to Class

University of Richmond Faculty Take You Back to Class

You might not be an undergrad anymore, but you can still give learning the old college try. Through a regular feature in the Richmond Times-Dispatch’s Discover Richmond Magazine, University of Richmond faculty provide a glimpse into a unique class they teach. Topics range from the secret life of books to the chemistry of cooking to music and medicine.
Bert Ashe

The Black Vernacular

Bert Ashe, professor of English, discusses his course "The Black Vernacular."

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Andrew Bell

Neuroscience of Photography

Andrew Bell, a technology consultant and adjunct psychology professor, discusses his course "Neuroscience of Photography."

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Jane Berry

Longevity and Happiness

Jane Berry, a psychology professor, discusses her course “Longevity and Happiness.”

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Kristin Bezio

Games and Leadership

Kristin Bezio, a leadership studies professor, discusses her course "Games, Game Theory, and Leadership Studies."

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Kevin Cruz

Managing Groups and Teams

Kevin Cruz, a management professor, discusses his course "Managing Groups and Teams."

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Don Forsyth

Groups and Leadership

Don Forsyth, a leadership studies professor and social psychologist, discusses his course "Groupology."

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April Greenan

Music and Medicine

April Greenan, a musicologist and liberal arts professor, discusses her course "Music and Medicine."

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Lynda Kachurek

Secret Life of Books

Lynda Kachurek, head of rare books and special collections at Boatwright Memorial Library, discusses her course "The Secret Life of Books."

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Mike Leopold

Catching Criminals with Chemistry

Chemistry professor Mike Leopold discusses his course "Catching Criminals with Chemistry."

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Joanna Love

I Want My MTV

Joanna Love, an associate professor of music, discusses her course "I Want My MTV."

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Kristjen Lundberg

Science of Emotion

Kristjen Lundberg, a social psychology professor, discusses her course "The Science of Emotion."

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Joyce MacAllister

Noble Beasts

Joyce MacAllister, associate professor of English, discusses her course "Noble Beasts."

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Kristine Nolin

Chemistry of Cooking

Chemistry professor Kristine Nolin discusses her class "The Chemistry of Cooking and Modernist Cuisine."

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Jennifer O'Donnell

A Gut Feeling

Jennifer O'Donnell, manager of biological laboratories, discusses her class "A Gut Feeling."

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Nathan Snaza

Queer Literatures

English professor Nathan Snaza discusses his class "Queer Literatures."

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Doug Winiarski

City of the Dead

Doug Winiarski, professor of Religious Studies and American Studies, discusses his class "Richmond: City of the Dead."

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Monti Datta

Modern Day Slavery

Monti Datta, political science professor, discusses his class "Human Rights and Modern-Day Slavery".

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Dieter Gunkel

Bringing Language to Life

Dieter Gunkel, classical studies professor, discusses his class on syntax.

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