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Notre Dame political science professor wins Carnegie Fellowship to study political implications of secularism

April 27, 2017, Tom Coyne

David Campbell, the Packey J. Dee Professor of American Democracy at the University of Notre Dame, has been selected as an Andrew Carnegie Fellow for his creative thinking and innovative research on the rise of secularism in the United States and its political implications. Campbell, chair of the Department of Political Science, will use the prestigious grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, announced Wednesday, to study the growing number of people in America who identify as nonreligious and the political force they could become.

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

Political science major Rebecca Blais awarded 2017 Truman Scholarship

April 14, 2017, Carrie Gates

Notre Dame junior Rebecca Blais, a political science major from New Smyrna Beach, Florida, has been named a 2017 Truman Scholar. Blais is one of just 62 college juniors to be selected for the prestigious scholarship this year, from a pool of 768 candidates nominated by 315 colleges and universities nationwide. Established in 1975 as a living memorial to President Harry S. Truman, the award includes $30,000 in graduate study funds, priority admission and supplemental financial aid at select institutions, leadership training, career and graduate school counseling, and internship opportunities within the federal government.

College of Arts and Letters to launch new certificate program in international security studies

April 07, 2017, Josh Weinhold

The College of Arts and Letters and the Notre Dame International Security Center (NDISC) will launch a new certificate program in international security studies in fall 2017. Open to political science majors, the program will offer rigorous training for students interested in exploring career opportunities in international security and foreign policy. To earn the certificate, students must take the U.S. National Security Policy gateway course and two relevant electives, finish a two-semester senior thesis research project, complete an approved internship in the world of international security policy, and participate in NDISC’s seminar series and other events.

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.…

Alan Dowty will receive award for excellence in research

April 04, 2017, Lacey Barroso

The Association for Israel Studies is pleased to announce the 2017 awards for excellence in research on Israel Studies. The awards will be presented at the 2017 AIS Annual Meeting at the Center for Israel Studies (Brandeis University) on Monday, June 12, 2017.  Alan Dowty (emeritus, University of Notre Dame) and Pnina Lahav