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:



Please join us as we celebrate a recent book co-authored by Rooney Center director David Campbell. Dave and his co-authors, Quin Monson and John Green, will be responding to "critics" Laura Olson and Kraig Beyerlein in this event titled "Authors Meet Critics: Seeking the Promised Land," based on the title of their book. February 6 at 11:30 am - more info here.


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.



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.



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.



Congratulations to Rooney Center faculty member Matt Hall, who won a grant from NSF for a project on "The Institutional Foundations of Judicial Independence." He is co-directing it with Jason H. Windett, Jonathan Crabtree, and Thu-Mai Christian.



Upcoming Events:

Welcome Back!

Friday, January 30
David Nickerson (ND)
Noon – 200 Riley Hall

Friday, February 6
“Authors Meet Critics:
Seeking the Promised Land”
11:30 am – Visitation Hall
IEI/ACE Building
RSVP – amdemoc@nd.edu

Friday, February 13
Elizabeth Theiss-Morse
(U. Nebraska – Lincoln)
Noon – 200 Riley Hall