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:



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.



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).


Upcoming Events:

Welcome Back!

Friday, January 23
Michael Coppedge (ND)
Noon – 200 Riley Hall

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