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 Rooney Center would like to welcome Luis Ricardo Fraga back to Notre Dame as the Arthur Foundation Endowed Professor of Transformative Latino Leadership and Professor of Political Science.   More info.

 

 

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Welcome to Gary E. Hollibaugh, Jr., who will be joining the Political Science faculty.  More info.
 

 

 

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Mark your calendars for the inaugural lecture in our new series on “Education in the Service of Citizenship”—Friday, September 5th. We are thrilled that the first lecture will be given by Professor John DiIulio of the University of Pennsylvania. More info.

 

 

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Congratulations to Ricardo Ramirez on his promotion to associate professor with tenure!

 

Recent faculty books:

Benjamin Radcliff book

 

 

 

 

The Political Economy of Human Happiness: How Voters’ Choices Determine the Quality of Life
by Benjamin Radcliff




David Campbell book


 


 

 



Seeking the Promised Land: Mormons and American Politics
by David E. Campbell, John C. Green, and J. Quin Monson



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Mobilizing Opportunities: The Evolving Latino Electorate and the Future of American Politics
by Ricardo Ramirez



Zuckerts' book


 


 



Leo Strauss and the Problem of Political Philosophy
by Michael P. Zuckert and Catherine H. Zuckert