A Historian's Perspective: Confederate Monuments

Julian Hayter

Associate Professor of Leadership Studies, Julian Hayter, is a historian in the Jepson School of Leadership Studies whose research focuses on modern U.S. history, American political development, African-American history, and the American civil rights movement.

He is a leading expert on today's debate regarding Confederate Monuments, both in Richmond, Virginia the former capitol of the Confederacy, and around the country.

Hayter has served on commissions such as Richmond's History and Culture Commission and Monument Avenue commission where he has served as an advisor on Richmond's Confederate monuments and other historical and cultural issues in the city.

He is the author of The Dream is Lost: Voting Rights and the Politics of Race in Richmond, Virginia and is a sought after for his media commentary.

Media interested in connecting with Hayter for an interview should email Lindsey Campbell, media relations specialist, at lcampbe4@richmond.edu.