Welcome to the Rooney Center!


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:


Wall Street Journal Book Review features the latest book by Rooney Center Director David Campbell - Seeking the Promised Land: Mormons and American Politics.   Click Here to Read.



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.





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




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.




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


Upcoming Events:


Friday, September 5
“The ‘Silent Epidemic’ Revisited: Can Catholic Educators Reignite the Fight to Improve Urban Schools”
John DiIulio (Penn)
RSVP here

Friday, September 12
Welcome Back Lunch
RSVP here

Friday, September 19
Research Workshop