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The Department of Journalism nurtures students’ curiosity, encouraging them to investigate larger political and societal issues while improving their research, writing, and critical thinking skills.

Faculty Highlights

  • Mufti Featured on Podcast

    Professor Shahan Mufti was recently featured on Podcasts@Boatwright, discussing his book, The Faithful Scribe.

  • Nash Book

    Professor Stephen Nash published Grand Canyon for Sale, a book investigating the precarious future of America’s public lands: our national parks, forests, wildlife refuges, monuments, and wildernesses. The book was recently reviewed by Nature and Science.

  • Mufti Book Selected for One Book Shahan Mufti's book, The Faithful Scribe, has been chosen as the One Book, One Richmond selection for the coming year.
  • Spear Award

    Mike Spear was recogized with the Academic Advising Resource Center's Advising Excellence Award for 2016.

  • Nash Book Wins Award

    Professor Stephen Nash's book, Virginia Climate Fever, received the 2015 Science Writing Award for Books from the American Institute of Physics.

  • Hodierne Contributes to New Book

    Journalism professor Robert Hodierne started his career as a photographer in Vietnam during the war. He returned nearly 40 years later to try and find the villagers he photographed, an experience he documented for an essay in the book "The American Experience in Vietnam: Reflections on an Era." He recently shared his story with the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

  • Mufti publishes article

    Shahan Mufti published "What Gandhi Understood About Inflammatory Depictions of Muhammad" in the New Republic.

  • New Book

    Professor Steve Nash recently published his latest book, Virginia Climate Fever.

Journalism Feature Stories

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
Department of Journalism
414 Weinstein Hall
28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Phone: (804) 287-6409
Fax: (804) 287-6052

Department Chair: Robert Hodierne
Administrative Coordinator: Jeanne Hollister