Conference Archive

The Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy regularly sponsors or cosponsors conferences which bring leading scholars to the Notre Dame campus to consider issues related to the quality of democracy in the United States. The links below connect to information about past events.

Catholics & Mormons: A New Dialogue

December 5–6, 2014

Contact: David Campbell


The Change Election? The 2008 Presidential Election and the Future of American Politics

October 4–6, 2009

Contact: David Campbell


New Directions in the Study of Happiness: United States and International Perspectives

October 22–24, 2006

Contact: Ben Radcliff and Amitava Dutt


Political Women and American Democracy

May 25–27, 2006

Contact: Christina Wolbrecht


A Matter of Faith? Religion and the 2004 Presidential Election

December 2–3, 2005

Contact: David Campbell


The Politics of Democratic Inclusion

October 17–19, 2002

Contact: Christina Wolbrecht