Juneja is among 62 students — mostly juniors but also seniors in five-year degree programs — selected for the honor from a pool of 840 candidates from 346 colleges and universities nationwide.
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.
Notre Dame faculty member and alumnus Carlos Lozada, the nonfiction book critic for the Washington Post, is the recipient of a 2019 Pulitzer Prize for criticism, journalism’s highest honor. In announcing the award April 15, the Pulitzer jurors cited Lozada “for trenchant and searching reviews and essays that joined warm emotion and careful analysis in examining a broad range of books addressing government and the American experience.”
Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Paul Ryan will join the University of Notre Dame faculty as a professor of the practice for the 2019-20 academic year as a guest lecturer in political science and economics.
Former Secretary of State John Kerry and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (M.S. ’75) took the stage Tuesday night (March 19) at the University of Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center for the forum “America’s Role in the World.”
Rooney Center Director, Christina Wolbrecht, along with Elizabeth Bennion (Indiana University South Bend) coauthored the opinion piece in The South Bend Tribune. Read the article at the following link: "Viewpoint: Honoring Birch Bayh's vision of equal rights and dignity"…
Director of the Rooney Center, Christina Wolbrecht, and chair of the political science department, David Campbell, were recently published in The Monkey Cage. You can read their article at the following link: How Donald Trump helped turn teenage girls into political activists…
Rooney Center faculty member Vincent Phillip Muñoz, the Tocqueville Associate Professor of Political Science has been offered a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities. He is one of three Notre Dame scholars who received NEH fellowships in the 2018 award cycle.
This final talk in the 2018 Arts and Letters Saturday Scholar series provides new insight into whether, how, and with what impact women cast their ballots in the period immediately following suffrage.
The group will host a series of events between now and Election Day to educate, register and mobilize local voters.
Vincent Phillip Muñoz is among the academics chosen to participate in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Forum on Free Speech in Higher Education on Monday (Sept. 17) in Washington, D.C.
Luis Ricardo Fraga, director of the Institute for Latino Studies, has received a lifetime achievement award for excellence in community service from the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF). Founded in 1968, the Los Angeles-based MALDEF is the leading Latino legal civil rights organization in the United States. Fraga received the honor from the organization in recognition of his continued work serving students as well as the community and his efforts to bring these two groups together.
Led by David Campbell, the Virtues Index analyzed data from a national survey of 2,000 respondents designed and conducted by a team of 16 Notre Dame undergraduate students, with assistance from the Robert A. Fox Leadership Program at the University of Pennsylvania.
Researchers found that a state with a female governor or U.S. senator will see an increase in the proportion of women seeking state legislative office by about 2 to 3 percentage points.
On the occasion of International Women's Day 2018, meet seven scholars whose work is inspiring others to #PressForProgress.
A new book by a Notre Dame political science professor has sparked a fire in the public sphere, garnering significant discussion in major media outlets over his arguments about liberalism and modern society. In Why Liberalism Failed, Patrick Deneen — the David A. Potenziani Memorial Associate Professor of Constitutional Studies — argues that liberalism is built on a foundation of contradictions.
NDVotes engaged more than 500 students with TurboVote during the 2017 calendar year, placing it within the top 10 among 104 college and university partners.
This is the second installment in an ongoing Q&A series with Arts and Letters graduate students. Maryann Kwakwa, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science, discusses her research on how undergraduate college experiences impact levels of civic engagement.
In her book, the Notre Dame professor of political science and her co-author investigated and often upended long-held assumptions about women’s suffrage and offered new insight into the largest expansion of the electorate in American history.
Nanovic Hall, the state-of-the-art new home to the Departments of Economics, Political Science, and Sociology, their affiliated centers and programs, and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, includes laboratory and research spaces, classrooms, and offices, all designed to encourage interaction between faculty, undergraduates, and graduate students. It features a soaring, three-story forum to be used for events, the latest video conferencing technology in each of the departmental suites, and a formal mediation room modeled after the United Nations that has translation capabilities for up to three languages.