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The Visible Scholar

Taking place in an open venue in the library, The Visible Scholar Series provides a space for informal faculty talks on new publications. Student, staff and faculty can listen and view a scholar in action.

Upcoming Event


Thursdsay, March 19, 2020 / 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Research & Collaborative Study Area, 1st Floor, Boatwright Library

The Politics of Annexation: Oligarchic Power in a Southern City – New Open Access Digital Edition

Panel Discussion:

  • John Moeser, Professor Emeritus of Urban Studies and Planning at Virginia Commonwealth University and retired Senior Fellow in the Bonner Center for Civic Engagement
  • Rutledge Dennis, Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, at George Mason University
  • Julian Hayter, Associate Professor of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond
  • Sam Byrd, Scholarly Publishing Librarian, VCU Libraries
  • Lucretia McCulley, Head, Scholarly Communications, UR Libraries

Past Events


October 20, 2015

Dr. Al Goethals

Professor of Leadership Studies, Jepson School of Leadership Studies

Presidential Leadership and African-Americans.


September 29, 2015

Dr. Bert Ashe

Associate Professor of English and American Studies, School of Arts and Sciences

Twisted: My Dreadlock Chronicles.


January 21, 2016

Dr. Kathy Hoke - Professor of Mathematics
Dr. Joanna Wares - Assistant Professor of Mathematics

School of Arts and Sciences

Diagnosing Concussions Using Biomath


April 8, 2016

Dr. Violet Ho

Associate Professor or Management, Robins School of Business

Employee Passion: The Good, The Bad (and the Ugly?)


September 27, 2016

Dr. Kristin Bezio
Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies, Jepson School of Leadership Studies

What William Shakespeare Would Have Thought of Brexit.


November 1, 2016

Dr. Jory Brinkerhoff

Assistant Professor of Biology

Unwelcome Visitors: Southward-expanding Tick Populations and the Diseases They Bring


February 15, 2017

Dr. Jeff Harrison

The W. David Robbins Chair in Strategic Management
Professor of Management

Why Generous Companies Create More Value For, Well, Everybody!


Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Dr. Jane Berry
MacEldin Dunn Trawick Professorship in Psychology
School of Arts and Sciences

Memory and Aging: Facts, Foibles, and Failures


Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Dr. Julian Hayter
Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies
Jepson School of Leadership Studies

The Dream is Lost: Voting Rights and the Politics of Race in Richmond, Virginia


Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Dr. Jeremy LeCrone
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
School of Arts & Sciences

Moving Interfaces and Free Boundaries: Establishing Rigorous Results on Unknown Domains


Monday, January 29, 2018

Dr. Edward L. Ayers

The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America


Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Dr. Ernesto Semán
Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies, Jepson School of Leadership Studies

Populism is not in the air (but maybe it should be)


Thursday, April 5, 2018

Dr. Rob Nelson
Director, Digital Scholarship Lab

Dr. Tim Barney
Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Communication Studies

The Global Map and the First-Year Classroom


Thursday, September 27, 2018

Dr. Kristine Grayson
Assistant Professor of Biology, School of Arts & Sciencess

Lessons from Two Decades of Monitoring Data from the Gypsy Moth Invasion Front


Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Dr. Crystal Hoyt
Professor of Leadership Studies and Psychology, School of Arts & Sciences
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs - Jepson School of Leadership Studies

Contending with Wealth Inequality: The Role of Perceiving Procedural Injustice in Galvanizing Social Change


Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Dr. Atiya Husain
Assistant Professor of Sociology
School of Arts and Sciences

Looking Muslim’ and the Black-White Racial Binary


Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Stephen Nash
Visiting Senior Research Scholar, Journalism Dept.
School of Arts and Sciences

National Parks, Public Lands, Climate and Politics


Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Dr. Javier Hidalgo
Associate Professor
Jepson School of Leadership Studies

Unjust Borders: Individuals and the Ethics of Immigration


Mondahy, November 4, 2019

Dr. Sara Hanson
Assistant Professor of Marketing
Robins School of Business

20% for Pouring a Cup of Coffee? The Manipulative Art of Pre-Service Tip Requests