News » Archives: March 2017

Mike Desch "weighs in on investigation involving Trump campaign, Russia."

March 23, 2017, Lacey Barroso

Prof. Mike Desch, director of Notre Dame's International Security Center, was interviewed by abc 57 about the current investigation involving the Trump campaign and Russia. View the whole interview here

Vincent Phillip Munoz: "Why I Invited Charles Murray to Speak at Notre Dame"

March 23, 2017, Lacey Barroso

Prof. Vincent Phillip Munoz has written a response to the faculty and students who question the invitation of Charles Murray, co-author of "The Bell Curve" and author of "Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010," to speak at Notre Dame. Read the full article here

Geoff Layman quoted in The Atlantic

March 20, 2017, Lacey Barroso

Geoff Layman was quoted in The Atlantic's April 2017 issue in an article entitled, "Breaking Faith: the culture war over religious morality has faded; in its place is something much worse." Read the full article here.…

Dianne Pinderhughes honored with creation of mentorship legacy award

March 02, 2017, Arts and Letters

Dianne Pinderhughes has been honored by the National Conference of Black Political Scientists with the creation of the Dianne M. Pinderhughes Mentorship Legacy Award. The award provides funding for undergraduate students to attend the NCOBPS annual meeting. Created by her former students, it honors Pinderhughes’ positive influence on their careers and her longstanding commitment to mentoring.

Vice President Mike Pence to be honored as Notre Dame’s 172nd Commencement speaker

March 02, 2017, Paul Browne

Vice President Mike Pence will receive an honorary degree and serve as principal speaker at the University of Notre Dame’s 172nd commencement ceremony May 21.

New chapter by Victoria Hui

March 02, 2017, Lacey Barroso


Victoria Hui wrote a chapter in the recently published volume, "Does War Make States? Investigations of Charles Tilly's Historical Sociology." Her chapter is titled, "How Tilly's state formation paradigm is revolutionising the study of Chinese state-making." You can learn more here