Speakers

Lynn Rainville

Virginia and the Great War: Mobilization, Supply and Combat, 1914-1919

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.

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Richard Reeves

Dream Hoarders: How the American Upper Middle Class Is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust, Why That Is a Problem, and What to Do about It

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Richard Reeves has had to cancel his participation.

Richard Reeves, author of Dream Hoarders, is a senior fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.

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Justin Reid

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.

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Andrew Revkin

Weather: An Illustrated History

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.

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Jim Ryan

Wait, What?: And Life's Other Essential Questions

James E. Ryan, author of Wait, What?, is the eleventh dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education and president-elect of the University of Virginia. Before joining Harvard, he was the Matheson & Morgenthau Distinguished Professor at the University of Virginia Law School.

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