Lynn Rainville, author of Virginia and the Great War, is a research professor in the humanities at Sweet Briar College where she directs the Tusculum Institute for local history and historic preservation. She is also a fellow at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.
Richard V. Reeves, author of Dream Hoarders, is a senior fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.
Panthea Reid, author of Body and Soul: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Healing, is also the author of a book on Faulkner, editor of books on Walker Percy and Ellen Douglas, and biographer of Woolf and Olsen.
Justin Reid is director of African American Programs at Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH). Before joining VFH, he worked as a civil rights public historian at the Moton Museum in Farmville, Va., and as a project manager for the U.S. Department of Education.
Chris Reiter is a writer for the Southern Environmental Law Center and the coordinator of SELC’s Reed Award for Environmental Writing, which recognizes outstanding works of journalism and literary non-fiction on the natural heritage of the South.
Andrew Revkin, author of Weather, is the senior reporter for climate issues at the Pulitzer Prize-winning ProPublica. A recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, he is co-credited with first proposing that we have entered the Anthropocene geological era.