People

Rooney Center
2040 Nanovic Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556 USA
Phone 574-631-7027
amdemoc@nd.edu

Staff

  • Matthew Hall

    Director, Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy

    David A. Potenziani Memorial College Professor of Constitutional Studies

    Areas of expertise: U.S. Supreme Court, Judicial Appointments, American Politics, Constitutional Studies, Methodology

  • Claudia Francis

    Associate Director for Undergraduate Programming and Center Advancement

    canewalt@nd.edu

Faculty

  • David Campbell

    The Packey J. Dee Professor of American Democracy

    Areas of expertise: Religion and American Politics, Youth Political Engagement, Civic Engagement

  • David Cortez

    Areas of expertise: Latinx Politics, Immigration, Immigration Law Enforcement, Border Patrol and ICE

  • Darren Davis

    Professor, Political Science

    Areas of expertise: Polling and Public Opinion, Racial Politics

  • Luis Fraga

    Arthur Foundation Professor in Transformative Latino Leadership

    Areas of expertise: Latino Politics, Voting Rights, Immigration, Education

  • Matthew Hall

    Director, Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy

    David A. Potenziani Memorial College Professor of Constitutional Studies

    Areas of expertise: U.S. Supreme Court, Judicial Appointments, American Politics, Constitutional Studies, Methodology

  • Jeffrey Harden

    Associate Professor, Political Science

    Areas of expertise: Political Representation, Public Policy Diffusion, State Politics, Methodology

  • Geoffrey Layman

    Professor, Political Science

    Areas of expertise: Religion and Politics, Political Parties, Party Primaries and Caucuses, Political Polarization, Public Opinion Polls

  • Angela McCarthy

    Assistant Teaching Professor

    Areas of expertise: American Politics, Undergraduate Advising

  • Dianne Pinderhughes

    Professor, African and African American Studies

    Areas of expertise: Racial and Ethnic Politics, Women and Politics, Voting Rights

  • Rachel Porter

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of expertise: American Politics, Methodology

  • Benjamin Radcliff

    Professor, Political Science

    Areas of expertise: Happiness, Political Participation, Elections, Public Policy Outcomes

  • Ricardo Ramirez

    Associate Professor, Political Science

    Areas of expertise: American Political Behavior, Latino Politics, Immigration Politics, State Politics

  • Erin Rossiter

    Assistant Professor, Political Science

    Areas of expertise: Political Communication, Methodology

  • Christina Wolbrecht

    Fellow, Klau Ctr. for Civil & Human Rights

    Areas of expertise: Women Voters, Women's Suffrage Centennial, Gender Gap, Historical Voting Trends

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