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Mike Signer

City of Charlottesville
City Council
Charlottesville, VA
Mike is VP and GC at WillowTree, LLC, a member of Charlottesville's City Council, and a lecturer at UVA. He served as Mayor of Charlottesville from 2016-2018. He is also the founder and chair of Communities Overcoming Extremism: the After Charlottesville Project (www.overcomingextremism.org). He is also the author of the books Demagogue: the Fight to Save Democracy from Its Worst Enemies and Becoming Madison: the Extraordinary Origins of the Least Likely Founding Father. He is married to Emily Blout, a Professor of Media Studies at UVA. They have twin four year old boys. @mikesigner