On-Air with UVA

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Listen to past episodes of On-Air with UVA

On-Air with Larry Sabato
We have had three conversations with Larry Sabato. These conversations were not recorded. 

Larry Sabato, Director of the UVA Center for Politics and University Professor of Politics, College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, previewed the two national party conventions and the outlook for the 2020 election.


On-Air with Bob Bruner
How Financial Crises Differ and their Global Implications

Bob Bruner is a Distinguished Professor of Business Administration, and Dean Emeritus of the Darden School of Business.



On-Air with Greg Fairchild
Business Resiliency in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Greg Fairchild is the Isidore Horween Research Associate Professor of Business Administration Associate Dean for Washington, D.C., Area Initiatives and Academic Director of Public Policy and Entrepreneurship at the Darden School of Business.


On-Air with Christine Mahoney
Making Your Money Work for You and the World: Social Enterprise, Impact Investing, and the Power of Investing for Good

Christine Mahoney is a Professor of Public Policy and Politics and Director of Social Entrepreneurship at UVA at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy.


On-Air with Phil Bourne
How Data Science is Being Used to Address the COVID-19 Crisis

Phil Bourne is the Dean of UVA’s School of Data Science and Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.



On-Air with Melody Barnes
How the Current Crisis Has Illuminated Chronic Challenges to Democracy

Melody Barnes is the Dorothy Danforth Compton Professor and a Professor of Practice at the Miller Center, and the Co-Director for Policy & Public Affairs for the Democracy Initiative at the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences.


On-Air with Dr. Bill Petri
UVA Health’s Role in Combating COVID-19

Dr. William Petri is vice chair for research in the Department of Medicine, Wade Hampton Frost Professor of Medicine, and Professor of Medicine, Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology, and Pathology at the University of Virginia.


On-Air with Jeanne Liedtka
The Role of Design Thinking, and the Intersection of Strategy, Innovation, and Growth

Jeanne Liedtka is the United Technologies Corporation Professor of Business Administration and Senior Associate Dean for Degree Programs at the Darden School of Business.


On-Air with Bill Antholis
Trump at a Crossroads: Presidential Power, Policies, and the Public in 2020

Bill Antholis is the Director and CEO of the Miller Center of Public Affairs.



On-Air with Ken Elzinga
Detective Fiction and COVID-19

Ken Elzinga is the Robert C. Taylor Professor of Economics, College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences.



On-Air with Ian Solomon
Leadership of Diverse and Divided Communities

Ian Solomon is the Dean of the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy.



On-Air with Karen McGlathery
Natural Solutions to Climate Change

Karen McGlathery is a Professor of Environmental Sciences, the Director of UVA’s Environmental Resilience Institute, and the Director of the Virginia Coast Reserve Long Term Ecological Research program.



On-Air with Risa Goluboff
Black Lives Matter: A Historical Perspective

Risa Goluboff is the Dean of UVA’s School of Law, the Arnold H. Leon Professor of Law, and a Professor of History.



On-Air with Kevin Gaines
Understanding the Global Protests: The African American Freedom Struggle and the World

Kevin Gaines is the Julian Bond Professor of Civil Rights and Social Justice, with a joint appointment in the Corcoran Department of History and the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies.


On-Air with Pam Cipriano
Lessons in Resilience and Wellbeing

Pam Cipriano is the Dean of the School of Nursing and the Sadie Heath Cabaniss Professor of Nursing.



On-Air with Bob Pianta
K-12 Education in a Pandemic

Robert Pianta is the Dean of the School of Education and Human Development, Novartis Professor of Education, and the Founding Director, Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning.



On-Air with Alex Hernandez
And Justice For All: Reskilling America During The Pandemic

Alex Hernandez is the Dean of the School of Professional and Continuing Studies.



On-Air with Edward Hess
Hyper-Learning: The #1 Human Skill Needed to Excel in the Digital Age

Edward Hess is the the Professor of Business Administration, a Batten Executive-in-Residence, and a Batten Faculty Fellow at the the Darden School of Business.