Richard Tanson

Sr. International Student & Scholar Advisor

Richard is the Senior International Student and Scholar Advisor in the International Studies Office.  He has been with the ISO for nearly 25 years. Prior to coming to UVA, Richard was an Advisor in the College at the University of Chicago.  He received his B.A. from Brandeis University and his M.A. from the University of Chicago, both degrees in Philosophy. His core mission has been to support the efforts of this University to become a truly global institution.  Richard is married to Uma Nayak, on faculty in the Department of Public Health.