Q1: The Difference Jefferson Makes

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Special thanks to all of the distinguished guests featured on our series, unless otherwise noted interviewees are affiliated with the University of Virginia:

  • Melody Barnes, Vice Chair of the Board of Monticello, Professor of Practice in Public Affairs, and Co-Director of UVA’s Democracy Initiative
  • Niya Bates, Public Historian of African-American Life and Culture at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello
  • Ian Baucom, Dean of the College & Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
  • Mia Bay, Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Chair in American History at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Dennis Childs, Associate Professor of English at the University of California, San Diego
  • Sonya Clark, Artist and Distinguished Research Fellow in the School of the Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Kyle Dargan, Associate Professor in the Department of English Literature at American University
  • Marlene Daut, Associate Director of the Carter G. Woodson Institute and Associate Professor of African-American and African Studies
  • Robert Fatton, Jr., Julia A. Cooper Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs in the Department of Politics
  • Noelle Hurd, Scully Family Discovery Associate Professor of Psychology
  • Deborah McDowell, Director of the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies and Alice Griffin Professor of English Literature
  • John O’Brien, Professor of English Literature
  • Kwame Otu, Assistant Professor of African-American and African Studies
  • Brad Pasanek, Associate Professor of English Literature
  • David Thorsen, Tour guide at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello
  • Mabel O. Wilson, Professor of Architecture, a co-director of Global Africa Lab (GAL) and the Associate Director at the Institute for Research in African American Studies at Columbia University
  • Lisa Woolfork, Associate Professor of English Literature