Cultivating Citizenship. Creating a Free and Virtuous Society.
Notre Dame’s Center for Citizenship & Constitutional Government seeks to cultivate thoughtful and educated citizens by supporting scholarship and education concerning the ideas and institutions of constitutional government.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas delivered the 2021 Tocqueville Lecture. Watch here.
Our extensive library of lectures, debates, and conversations are available to view or listen via podcast.
Learn about our scholars and their commitment to the pursuit of truth.
Potenziani Minor in Constitutional Studies
Our undergraduate minor educates Notre Dame students in the enduring principles of constitutional government and ideas and institutions of a free society.