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Faculty In Action

This term is used for the Faculty in Action teasers on the Faculty & Research landing page.

Chris Ruhm

Chris Ruhm, Batten professor of public policy and economics, has received a Distinguished Fellow Award from the Southern Economic Association in recognition for his “substantial record of exceptional scholarly achievement and long-term involvement and service to the association.”

I remember

On November 13, the first anniversary of the tragic shooting deaths on Grounds of three UVA student-athletes, the Batten School hosted a large community gathering to hear five special guests share their personal stories of healing in the aftermath of gun violence, including the mother of one of the slain students.

Christine Mahoney

Batten professor Christine Mahoney and her team secured a $1.5 million grant to study renewable energy and resilience in Appalachia, building on the Batten School’s growing Tadler Program on Impact Investing in Appalachia. 

Gerard Robinson at Batten Hour 11/6/23

Gerard Robinson, Batten professor of practice, engaged a rapt audience at Batten Hour on the inextricable dynamics of education and incarceration in the U.S.

Dean Ian Solomon speaking at African summit

Dean Solomon was in Tanzania recently to facilitate the kick-off panel of the African Human Capital Summit, which drew 1,000 people, including almost 100 African heads of state and ministers to delve into the issue of investing in youth education and other societal needs on the continent. 

congressional staffers capitol hill cel

In an op-ed published in The Messenger, Craig Volden and Alan E. Wiseman of the Center for Effective Lawmaking write that without proper career training for congressional staffers, expertise gaps on Capitol Hill will continue to be problematic. 

Capitol building

How can Congress reclaim its constitutional authority to shape foreign policy? Gerald Warburg, Batten professor of practice of public policy, offers insight in an article in the Wilson Quarterly.

4 headshots

Batten is pleased to welcome four outstanding scholars who will join our faculty this fall. 

Eileen Chou

The Batten School is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Eileen Chou as associate dean for academic affairs, effective July 1, 2023.

John Holbein

Batten professor Holbein is one of 15 faculty members chosen for a new UVA fellowship program recognizing groundbreaking research and commitment to service at UVA.