21st Annual American
Democracy Conference

Presented by the UVA Center for Politics in partnership with the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy.About this EventConference Schedule8:30 am Doors open9:00 am Welcome by Larry J. Sabato9:10 am Keynote speech9:45 …

Global Democracies in Crisis

Register Presented by the UVA Center for Politics in partnership with the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. Special guests: Michael Abramowitz, President of Freedom House. Freedom House is a U.S.-based 501 U.S. government-funded non-governmental organization that …

Top Political Experts Look Ahead to 2020

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA) – Some of the sharpest minds in political journalism and analysis will come together Thursday, Sept. 19 to analyze the high stakes of the 2020 presidential primary and general election campaign season. The Road Map to the 2020 Presidential Election, presented by the University of Virginia Center for...

Center for Politics panel explores
intersection of religion and politics

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA) – The University of Virginia Center for Politics will explore the connection between religion and politics in the United States at a panel this evening, Wednesday, Feb. 13. The panel will be moderated by Center for Politics Associate Director Ken Stroupe and will feature Melani McAlister, Professor of American...

CNN’s Jim Acosta to Speak at Center for Politics event

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA) – The University of Virginia Center for Politics will host CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta at a public forum on Thursday, Feb. 7. At the event, “The Fourth Estate: Enemy of the People?” Center for Politics Director Larry J. Sabato will interview Acosta about his experiences...

The Economic Factors that Divide America

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA) – On Wednesday, Oct. 3, the University of Virginia Center for Politics and the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy will host a panel examining the state of the American economy and the political divides that uneven …

The Mother of Exiles: Immigration Reform

Panel will discuss hot-button immigration topics in the United States (CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA) – On Thursday, Sept. 27, the University of Virginia Center for Politics and the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy will host a panel examining immigration policies …

Former Secret Service Agent Clint Hill Speaks Wednesday on Grounds

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA) – Clint Hill, a former Secret Service Agent and New York Times bestselling author, will speak to University of Virginia students at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27 at Minor Hall Room 125 on the Grounds of the University of Virginia. Hill will be joining the Frank Batten School...