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.

Major & MinorCourses

Faculty Highlights

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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Shahan Mufti
Mufti Awarded

Shahan Mufti, associate professor of journalism, has won a $25,000 J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Book Award for his forthcoming book AMERICAN CALIPH: The True Story of the Hanafi Siege, America’s First Homegrown Islamic Terror Attack (Farrar, Straus and Giroux).

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Tom Kapsidelis
Kapsidelis Inducted to Hall of Fame

Thomas P. Kapsidelis, visiting assistant professor, was among eight media professionals inducted into the Virginia Communications Hall. Read more.

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Mr. Michael Spear
Mike Spear Featured

Journalism professor Mike Spear was featured in Southern Living Magazine by one of its editors as a teacher who changed her life.

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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