University of Richmond Experts on The Academic Minute

University of Richmond Experts on The Academic Minute

National Higher Ed Radio Program Features UR Faculty

The Academic Minute is a national radio program dedicated to highlighting scholarly research for a general audience.

The program features a different professor each weekday reading a short, general interest essay about their research. In addition to being broadcast widely on radio stations around the country, each segment is posted daily on Inside Higher Ed.

Oct. 7-11, 2019  was University of Richmond week on the program. The week of April 20-24, 2020 was the Jepson School of Leadership Studies week. UR faculty also occassionally appear on a daily segment. 

The Academic Minute draws experts from top colleges and universities from across the country. UR’s featured faculty are highlighted below.

Jack Singal

Moon Landings

Jack Singal, a physics professor and self-described "space history nerd," reflects on the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11.

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Monti Datta

How Many People Are Enslaved Today?

Monti Datta, a professor of political science, is an expert on human rights & modern day slavery.

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Steve Nash

Threats to National Parks

Steve Nash, senior visiting research scholar, in an environmental journalist and expert on climate change and national parks.

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Camilla Nonterah

Healthy Behavior Changes

Camilla Nonterah, a professor of health psychology, explores the factors that affect behavior change.

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Della Dumbaugh

Political Conflict & American Mathematics

Della Dumbaugh, professor of mathematics, specializes in the history of mathematics.

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