New article by Graduate Student Luis Schenoni

November 20, 2017, Luis Schenoni


Congratulations to Graduate Student Luis Schenoni for his article, "Of words and deeds: Latin American declaratory regionalism, 1994–2014" published in the Cambridge Review of International Affairs. His two co-authors,Nicole Jenne and Francisco Urdinez, are Assistant Professors at the Catholic University of Chile.…

New articles by Matthew Hall!

June 14, 2017, Lacey Barroso

Congratulations to Matthew E.K. Hall on two new publications.

Senior Thesis Prize Winners

May 22, 2017, Lacey Barroso

Congratulations to these students and faculty, and to all the students who wrote senior theses this year and to the faculty who advised them!

  • The John Roos Prize for the best senior thesis in the field of American Politics goes to Matthew Kearney for his thesis "Betting the House: Tracing the Relationship Between Public Policy and Personal Financial Uncertainty Faced by Mortgagors," advised by Amitava Dutt.

Asher Kaufman, historian of the Middle East, appointed director of Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

May 11, 2017, Renée LaReau

Asher Kaufman

Kaufman, professor of history and peace studies, has been appointed the John M. Regan Jr. Director of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, effective July 1.

Professor Amy Barrett nominated to Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit

May 10, 2017, Catherine Behan

Amy Barrett

Amy Coney Barrett, Diane and M.O. Miller II Research Chair in Law and Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame, was nominated Monday (May 8) to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit by President Donald Trump.

Important information for Commencement attendees

May 10, 2017, Sue Lister


With the participation of Vice President Mike Pence, additional security measures will be in place at Notre Dame’s 172nd University Commencement ceremony May 21 (Sunday) at Notre Dame Stadium.

New article by Eileen Hunt Botting

April 17, 2017, Lacey Barroso

Eileen Hunt Botting has published "The Early Rousseau's Egalitarian Feminism: A Philosophical Convergence with Madame Dupin and 'The Critique of the Spirit of the Laws'"  in History of European Ideas (April 2017), 1-13.  The link to free offprints is here

NEW BOOK by Gary Hollibaugh and co-authors

April 17, 2017, Lacey Barroso

Congratulations to Gary Hollibaugh and his co-authors Adam Ramey and Jonathan Klingler on their new book, "More Than a Feeling: Personality, Polarization, and the Transformation of the US Congress." You can purchase it here

New article updated by Christina Wolbrecht and David Campbell

April 07, 2017, Lacey Barroso

View the full Vox article ("Did Jeannette Rankin inspire other women to enter politics?") here.…

NEW: International Security Studies Certificate Program

April 06, 2017, Lacey Barroso

The International Security Studies Certificate Program is now open to Political Science majors. The program helps students develop a broad understanding of international security theory and practice while building leadership and crisis management skills. Students wishing to participate in the program should apply in the spring of their sophomore year.…