With experience in higher education, finance, management, and communications, the team at the Advanced Studies in Culture Foundation is uniquely equipped to support the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia.


Dr. Ryan S. Olson

Director of the Institute

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Ty Buckman

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

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Elizabeth Clark

Director of Integrated Communications


Karleen Kovalcik

Director of Operations & Human Resources


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