Department of Journalism

Department of Journalism

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.

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Journalism Students Cover Virginia Election Results

Journalism students representing every class year in the department gathered in the lab on Election Night to report on state and local races for news outlets across Virginia.

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Faculty Highlights

Tom Kapsidelis
Kapsidelis Published

Thomas P. Kapsidelis, visiting assistant professor in journalism, published the article, "Curbing Gun Violence Demands Focus on Stronger Laws, Helping Those Who’ve Been Hurt," in the Richmond Free Press.  

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Shahan Mufti
Mufti's Book Reviewed by the New York Times

Shahan Mufti, associate professor of journalism, was interviewed by the New York Times about his book American Caliph: The True Story of a Muslim Mystic, a Hollywood Epic, and the 1977 Siege of Washington, D.C.

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Shahan Mufti
Mufti Interviewed on Fresh Air

Shahan Mufti, associate professor of journalism, was interviewed on Fresh Air about his book American Caliph: The True Story of a Muslim Mystic, a Hollywood Epic, and the 1977 Siege of Washington, D.C.

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Thomas M. Mullen
Mullen Earns University Distinguished Educator Award

Thomas Mullen, Director of Public Affairs Journalism, was named a 2021 recipient of the University’s Distinguished Educator Award at the annual Colloquy celebration.

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Contact Us

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

Phone: (804) 289-8263
Fax: (804) 287-6052

Department Chair: Shahan Mufti
Academic Administrative Coordinator: Robin Mundle