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Political Science Graduate Students Awarded Fellowships

March 06, 2014, Carrie Gates

In recognition of their research, three graduate students from Notre Dame’s Department of Political Science have been awarded prestigious fellowships. Ph.D. student Sandra Botero has won both an International Dissertation Research Fellowship from the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and a Dissertation Research Improvement Grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Michael Hartney has received a dissertation fellowship from the National Academy of Education (NAEd) / Spencer Foundation, and Ryan Anderson has received a pre-doctoral fellowship at the Heritage Foundation.

Political Science Hires Bring Diversity, Commitment to Excellence

March 06, 2014, Mike Danahey

Notre Dame’s Department of Political Science welcomed four new hires last fall and recognized the accomplishments of a faculty fellow as she entered her second year at the University. “In hiring Susan Collins, Sarah Daly, Tanisha Fazal, and Matt Hall, and by appointing Deondra Rose as a Moreau post-doctoral fellow, the Department of Political Science continues its tradition of bringing the very best scholar-teachers to Notre Dame’s intellectual community,” says Professor and Department Chair Michael Desch.

Upcoming Events

Conference: The Lived History of Vatican II

Sat Apr 26, 2014 • Notre Dame Conference Center, McKenna Hall

This international conference is the culmination of a major research project designed to produce the first comparative, international, lived history of Catholicism in the Vatican II era.

In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the opening and closing of the Second Vatican Council, Notre Dame’s Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholocism enlisted researchers to write close-grained local social histories of the immediate Council era and its aftermath in fifteen select dioceses spanning six continents. A coauthored project volume will be produced after the conference.…

Do Weapons Matter? Does the Development of New Weapons Cause War?

Wed Apr 30, 2014 4:30PM - 6:00PM • 116 O'Shaughnessy Hall • Calendars: Main

Dan Lindley

University of Notre Dame

Party Systems in Latin America: Institutionalization, Decay, and Collapse

Mon Jun 2, 2014 • Hesburgh Center • Calendars: Main

Conference - "Party Systems in Latin America: Institutionalization, Decay, and Collapse"

Monday, June 2, 2014 | All day or non-timed event



Location Details
Hesburgh Center
1399 N. Notre Dame Ave.
South Bend IN 46556 US