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Asten Brinton's new book, "Confronting Totalitarian Minds," will be released later this year.

In “Confronting Totalitarian Minds,” timely lessons from the past

Jan. 7, 2021

The forthcoming book by VCU professor Aspen Brinton is inspired by Czech philosopher Jan Patocka and examines the use of dissidence to challenge leaders to be more democratic.

Kahin Adam

Meet an alum: Kahin Adam

April 27, 2020

Adam graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2009 with a double major in international studies, concentrating in global health and religious studies and went to graduate school at Columbia University.

Lloyd Fox

Meet an alum: Lloyd Fox

Dec. 3, 2019

Prior to his first class at VCU, 1987 alum Lloyd Fox had never been in a desegregated school environment before.

Jami Bricker

Meet an alum: Jami Bricker

Nov. 12, 2019

When she first came to VCU as an undergraduate, Bricker already knew she wanted to pursue an advanced degree in linguistics and felt becoming bilingual would give her a competitive edge.

Brenna Geraghty standing behind a table of ingredients

Meet an alum: Brenna Geraghty

June 3, 2019

Geraghty, anthropology program alum and museum manager of Chippokes Plantation State Park, describes work as her “happy place.”