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:



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.



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


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.




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


Upcoming Events:

Friday, September 26
Research Workshop
William Jacoby (MSU)
Noon – 220 Malloy

Friday, October 3
Research Workshop
Nate Sumaktoyo and Lucia Manzi
Noon – 220 Malloy