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Law professor and alumnus Richard Bonnie spent decades building the case against the death penalty in the Old Dominion. The practice was abolished in late March.
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When Nomi Dave got her dream job with the United Nations, little did she know it would lead to a path very different than she had imagined. After working in Guinea, she became a researcher on expressions of the human voice.
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Long before he became a tenured media studies professor, Christopher Ali was an accomplished figure skater who competed against some of the biggest names in the sport.
In her research and teaching, public health nursing professor Emma Mitchell studies the interplay between women’s health, economy, climate and disease.
Paul Martin teaches a course aimed at improving experiences for first-generation students at UVA, while also participating in a wide range of activities for the betterment of the Charlottesville community.
In her new book, “Cool Town,” Grace Hale explores the cultural explosion that came out of Athens, Georgia, in the 1980s.
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An early fascination with American jazz music, and the discovery of a Jewish equivalent in Europe, sparked a career in the growing field of Jewish studies.
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In the growing field of environmental justice, assistant professor Kimberly Fields studies how government and community responses can make a difference in addressing issues of environmental inequality.