News » Archives: May 2016

New Publication by Chris Weaver and Geoff Layman

May 24, 2016, Lacey Barroso

Congratulations to Chris Weaver and Geoff Layman, who have just published "Religion and Secularism among American Party Activists" in the journal Politics and Religion. You can read the article here. …

New Publication by Matt Hall

May 16, 2016, Lacey Barroso

Matt Hall and Jason Windett have a new piece in American Politics Research: "Discouraging Dissent: The Chief Judge's Influence in State Supreme Courts."
The whole article can be read here
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Political science, peace studies associate professor wins grant to study war's hidden costs

May 10, 2016, Renée LaReau

Tanisha Fazal

Tanisha Fazal, associate professor of political science and peace studies, has been awarded a research grant from the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation to investigate the human and financial costs of war. Those costs are escalating, she says, despite a reduced fatality count.

Abby Davis named 2016 valedictorian; Stephen Schafer chosen as salutatorian

May 03, 2016, Sue Lister

Abby Davis, 2016 Valedictorian

Abby Davis, a political science major from Avon Lake, Ohio, has been named valedictorian of the 2016 University of Notre Dame graduating class and will present the valedictory address during the 171st University Commencement Ceremony on May 15 (Sunday) at Notre Dame Stadium.