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Meet Assistant Professor Francesco Di Plinio

Published March 3, 2017 in Faculty

The recipient of a National Science Foundation grant, Francesco Di Plinio concentrates his research in the areas of harmonic analysis and partial differential equations.

Meet Lecturer Kasey Keeler

Published February 24, 2017 in Faculty

A Native American Studies postdoctoral fellow, Kasey Keeler analyzes suburbs as historically Indian places. Her research focuses on a demographic analysis of U.S.

Meet Associate Professor Talitha LeFlouria

Published February 17, 2017 in Faculty

Specializing in the study of African-American women and convict labor in the post-Civil War South, Talitha LeFlouria is the author of Chained in Silence: Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South (UNC Press, 2015).

Meet Assistant Professor Eric Chyn

Published September 26, 2016 in Faculty

An applied microeconomist who studies the effects of social programs, Eric Chyn has conducted research on housing assistance and has found there are substantial benefits to relocating children from low-income public housing using housing vouchers.

Meet Associate Professor Maurice Wallace

Published August 24, 2015 in Faculty
A scholar of African-American and American cultural studies, Maurice Wallace has a keen interest in the history of photography and its convergence with black freedom struggles, from abolitionism and emancipation to the U.S. Civil Rights movement and the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement.

Meet Assistant Professor Sally Pusede

Published August 24, 2015 in Faculty
An atmospheric chemist with broad interests in air quality and climate, Sally Pusede was a postdoctoral fellow at the NASA Langley Research Center before coming to the University of Virginia this year. As part of her research, Pusede has made atmospheric measurements at the Earth’s surface and from onboard aircraft in diverse locations, including polluted cities, agricultural areas, and within forest canopies. She has used these observations to study both the role of reactive nitrogen in chemical oxidation mechanisms and emissions of nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas.

Meet Professor Jerry White

Published August 24, 2015 in Faculty
Jerry White offered University of Virginia students an early preview of his new course on strategies for mobilizing social-impact networks to combat violence and promote peace during a public lecture on Grounds in April.

Meet Professor Nitya Kallivayalil

Published April 22, 2015 in Faculty
One recent NASA grant will allow Nitya to use the Hubble Space Telescope to study the Orphan Stellar Stream, a system in the process of merging with the Milky Way, and whose orbit about the Milky Way therefore allows us to probe the dark matter content of our galaxy.

Meet Professor Njelle Hamilton

Published April 21, 2015 in Faculty
A scholar of postcolonial and Caribbean literature, Hamilton is interested in how oral and print cultures cross-pollinate, and in how contemporary writers deal in their work with the region’s social and political issues of the last 60 years.

Meet Professor Jack Hamilton

Published April 21, 2015 in Faculty
Hamilton has been researching the interplay of music and racial thought during the 1960s, exploring how rock ‘n’ roll music evolved from its interracial roots to being viewed as a “white” genre by the end of that decade.


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