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:



David Campbell was the keynote speaker at the Fourth Annual President’s White House Forum on Interfaith and Community Service for College Presidents and Supporters, and at the accompanying plenary session of the President's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge, held at George Washington University (September 22, 2014).

Africana Studies

The Rooney Center is co-sponsoring two events with the department of African Studies about Women in the Civil Rights Movement at the end of October. More info.



David Campbell wrote a paper for the American Enterprise Institute on civic education, which was released in conjunction with Constitution Day. Read it here.



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.



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.

Upcoming Events:

Friday, October 24
(Fall Break)

Friday, October 31
Research Workshop
Mark Brockway (ND graduate student)
Noon – 220 Malloy Hall

Friday, November 7
Research Workshop
University of Illinois Exchange
2:00 – 4:00 pm
119 O’Shaughnessy Hall