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Kiberd Pinderhughes

Rooney Center faculty member Dianne Pinderhughes elected to the prestigious Academy of Arts & Sciences

Two faculty from Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters — Declan Kiberd and Dianne Pinderhughes — have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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Paul Ryan: Evidence-Based Policy Making Recap

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan spoke at a moderated discussion hosted by the Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy on September 13.
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Rooney Center 2018-2019 Year in Review

As we head into the new school year, take a quick look back at Rooney Center activities and accomplishments in 2018-19.
Indecision in American Legislatures

Indecision in American Legislatures

Jeffrey J. Harden and Justin H. Kirkland

University of Michigan Press, 2018

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Rooney Center faculty member Dianne Pinderhughes elected to the prestigious Academy of Arts & Sciences

Author: Josh Weinhold

Two faculty from Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters — Declan Kiberd and Dianne Pinderhughes — have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers. They are among more than 200 members of the 239th AAAS class, which includes former first lady Michelle Obama, author Jonathan Franzen, gender theorist Judith Butler, former Indiana governor Mitch Daniels, NPR host Michel Martin, and neuro-oncologist Robert B. Darnell.

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NSF-funded team working to make data from states more accessible and easier to analyze

Author: Tom Coyne

Notre Dame political scientist Jeff Harden is part of a multidisciplinary research team awarded a $1 million National Science Foundation Convergence Accelerator grant to create a hub that will make it easier to access and analyze data from states on public policy and economic and social outcomes.

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