Hi, I’m Ryan Olson, director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia. My job may sound dry and abstract, but I think I have the best job in America.
Experts in fields like politics, economics, and education get a lot of attention, and understandably so. But each of those topics is driven by culture—and that’s what we study. We want to get to the bottom of it all. What could be more interesting than that?
Learn more at https://IASCulture.org.