A panel discussion focused on "The Cost of Free Speech: A View from Charlottesville" will be held on February 19, from 11am-1pm, at the Newcomb Ballroom, Newcomb Hall.
The panel will be convened by Timothy J. Longo, Senior Program Director and Assistant Professor of Public Safety in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. Previously, Longo served as chief of police for the city of Charlottesville, and served for 19 years with the Baltimore Police Department.
Members of the panel include:
- DeAnza Cook, Ph.D. Student, Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and UVA Alumnae
- Mary McCord, Senior Litigator and Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
- Rodney Monroe, Retired Police Chief of Charlotte, North Carolina and former Police Chief of Richmond, Virginia
- Sanford Ungar, Director, The Free Speech Project, Georgetown University
The event is sponsored by the UVA School of Continuing and Professional Studies and is free and open to the public. It is funded by the UVA Provost’s Bridging Projects Program and includes lunch.