Welcome to the Rooney Center!

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The Center sponsors a variety of activities for both faculty and students, including conferences, a weekly research workshop for faculty and graduate students, a speaker series for the entire campus community, research grants for graduate students, roundtables for undergraduates, internships
for undergraduates, and a thesis prize for undergraduates.

 

Here's what's new:

 

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The John Roos Prize for the best senior thesis in the field of American Politics goes to Emily Flores for her thesis, "In Order to Form a More Perfect Union: We the People in Indiana Public High Schools." Emily's thesis was advised by David Campbell.

 

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Congratulations to Gary Hollibaugh on not one but two major articles out: "Naïve Cronyism and Neutral Competence: Patronage, Performance, and Policy Agreement in Executive Appointments.” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory and "Vacancies, vetting, and votes: A unified dynamic model of the appointments process.” Journal of Theoretical Politics.

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Congratulations to Rooney Center faculty member Matt Hall, has two new articles out: one at the Journal of Law and Courts, the other at American Politics Research.

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Christina Wolbrecht and her co-author Michael Hartney (Rooney Center graduate) have been featured in a Wilson Quarterly piece on thier recent Perspectives article on the politics of education.  The Wilson Quarterly piece can be found here.

 

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American Politics professor Dianne Pinderhughes, along with her co-authors Todd Shaw, Louis DeSipio and Toni-Michelle Travis, recently published Uneven Roads: An Introduction to US Racial and Ethnic Politics on Sage CQ Press.

 

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An episode of Research on Religion (www.researchonreligion.org) features our very own Dave Campbell talking about his new book Seeking the Promised Land. He shares the microphone with co-author Quin Monson of BYU, talking about Mormon political values. More info, or Click to listen.

 

 

 

Upcoming Events:

Classes end April 29
Finals week: May 4-8

Have a great summer!

Classes begin August 25