University of Notre Dame, College of Arts and Letters
  Spring 2015
Luis Fraga
New Hires Bring Expertise in Latino Politics and American Political Institutions

Luis Ricardo Fraga, a heralded scholar and pioneer in the study of Latino politics, has been named the Arthur Foundation Endowed Professor of Transformative Latino Leadership in the Institute of Latino Studies (ILS) and a professor in the Department of Political Science. Gary E. Hollibaugh, Jr., whose research focuses on American political institutions, joined the department this year as an assistant professor. Read More

Scott Mainwaring
Award-winning Book Focuses on Democratization in
Latin America

A new book coauthored by Scott Mainwaring, Eugene and Helen Conley Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame, and Aníbal Pérez-Liñán, an alumnus of the University, presents a striking new theory of democratization that has earned it two major prizes in comparative politics. Read More

Record Year in Academic Placements for Political Science Ph.D. Program

From the University of Oxford to Michigan State University to University College Dublin, recent graduates of Notre Dame’s Ph.D. program in political science are landing choice positions, even in a competitive job market. Read More

Jaimie Bleck
Political Scientists Win USAID Grants for Research in Africa

When USAID announced winners of a new, nationwide competition for innovative projects in the field of democracy, human rights, and governance, scholars from the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Political Science had won two of the nine awards. Read More

Also in This Issue
Department of Political Science Ranked Among
Top 10 Nationwide

Alumnus Adam Cowden Awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Ph.D. Students Show How Popular Movies Influence Political Views

Alumnus Interns at White House, Lands Job at PricewaterhouseCoopers

Video: Alumnus Bob Conway, Senior Director, Goldman Sachs

Undergraduate Student Spotlights

Department of Political Science

Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy

The Review of Politics

Notre Dame International Security Program

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