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Social Equity

gender differences in law school participation

A new paper by Batten School professor Sophie Trawalter finds gender dynamics in classes are not fixed.

Two Batten professors examine whether the least educated population groups experienced the worst mortality trends at the beginning of the 21st century by measuring changes in mortality across education quartiles.

Narratives about Africa as dark, depraved, and diseased justified the exploitation of African land and people. Today, these narratives may still have a hold on people’s fears about disease. This group of scholars conducts tests and studies that, when taken together, make clear that reactions to pandemics are biased, and in a way consistent with historical narratives about race and Africa.

Women Students at a chalboard

A new five-week course from Professor Lucy Bassett brings a feminist perspective to the Batten curriculum.

First-gen celebration

In recognition of National First-Gen College Celebration Week (Nov. 8-13), the Batten School and UVA's School of Data Science invite students, faculty and staff from both schools to celebrate first-generation college students during a catered lunch at 12:00 PM on Thursday, November 11 at the School of Data Science office above Ragged Mountain Running Store.

John Henry James

A UVA research team, including three Batten professors, uncovered a quantifiable relationship between Confederate memorials and the explicitly racist practice of lynching.

Graphic by Macy Brandon

Through a new BattenX educational module, CEOs and nonprofit executives from across the globe are reckoning with systemic racism.

Garrett Hall

The School's new postdoctoral fellows will investigate perceptions of minorities in academia and the workplace, among other subjects.


According to experts interviewed Friday in a webinar hosted by UVA's Miller Center, we are in a grim period, but if we continue to follow public health measures and increase vaccinations, the end of the pandemic is at least in sight.


In the latest edition of Batten Expert Chats, professor Jeanine Braithwaite discussed the Sudan Family Support Project, which will offer quasi-universal basic income to citizens of the African nation.