Faculty

Director

Matt Hall

Matthew E.K. Hall

David A. Potenziani Memorial College Professor of Constitutional Studies

Area of expertise: U.S. Supreme Court, Judicial Appointments


Faculty

American Politics

David Campbell

David Campbell

Packey J. Dee Professor of American Democracy

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


Darren Davis

Darren Davis

Professor

Area of expertise: Polling and Public Opinion, Racial Politics


Luis Fraga

Luis Ricardo Fraga

Joseph and Elizabeth Robbie Professor of Political Science and Rev. Donald P. McNeill, C.S.C., Professor of Transformative Latino Leadership

David Cortez

David Cortez

Assistant Professor

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

  • Office: 2075 Jenkins Nanovic Halls
  • Phone: (574) 631-3259
  • Email: dcortez@nd.edu

Jeff Harden

Jeff Harden

Associate Professor

Area of expertise: State Politics


Geoffrey Layman

Geoffrey C. Layman

Professor

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

  • Office: 2084 Jenkins Nanovic Halls
  • Phone: 574-631-0379
  • Email: glayman@nd.edu

Dianne Pinderhughes

Dianne Pinderhughes

Professor of Political Science and Professor of Africana Studies 

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


Radcliff Benjamin

Benjamin Radcliff

Professor
  • Office: 2058 Jenkins Nanovic Halls
  • Phone: 574-631-3768
  • E-mail: Radcliff.1@nd.edu 

Ricardo Ramirez

Ricardo Ramirez

Associate Professor 

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

  • Office: 2054 Jenkins Nanovic Halls
  • Phone: 574-631-0352
  • E-mail: rramire5@nd.edu

Rossiter

Erin Rossiter

Assistant Professor

Area of expertise: Political Communication, Methodology

  • Office: 2077 Jenkins Nanovic Halls
  • Phone: 574-631-1747
  • E-mail: erossite@nd.edu

Christina Wolbrecht

Christina Wolbrecht

Professor and C. Robert and Margaret Hanley Family Director of the Notre Dame Washington Program

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


Emeriti

Peri Arnold

Peri E. Arnold

Emeritus Professor

John Roos

John Roos

Emeritus Professor