About the Interim Dean

Dan Palazollo

Dr. Daniel Palazzolo is the Interim Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences for the 2021-2022 academic year. For three and a half years, Dr. Palazzolo has served as an Associate Dean for the School representing Division II, the Humanities and Social Sciences.

As Interim Dean, Dr. Palazzolo serves as the head academic officer for the largest school at the University of Richmond, and represents Arts & Sciences to the University and the broader community.

Interim Dean Palazzolo is a political science professor whose current research looks at coalition building in Congress in an era of partisan polarization. He has won many teaching awards, grants, and fellowships, and is an accomplished scholar who has published several books and numerous articles. Read his full bio.