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Michael Signer

The Hon. Michael Signer, mayor of Charlottesville from 2016-2018, is the author of Demagogue: The Fight to Save Democracy from Its Worst Enemies and Becoming Madison: The Extraordinary Origins of the Least Likely Founding Father.

A public scholar, practicing attorney, and executive, Dr. Signer has written for the New York TimesWashington Post, and Time, and has been interviewed by Meet the PressFace the Nation, and NPR. He has been profiled by the New York TimesWashington Post, and CNN, and has received awards from such organizations as the Anti-Defamation League and the Matthew Shepard Foundation.
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