The University of Notre Dame presented, in recognition of Constitution Day 2016, “Washington and Hamilton: The Alliance That Forged America” by Stephen Knott, Professor of National Security Affairs, US Naval War College.
"2016 and the Future of Conservatism: A Conversation on the Rise of Trump, Trumpism, and American Constitutionalism" with Charles Kesler and David French.
The Notre Dame Program in Constitutional Studies celebrated Dr. Eileen Hunt Botting’s new book: “Wollstonecraft, Mill, & Women's Human Rights.”
Dr. Drakeman has written extensivelycontinues to write and lecture about First Amendment Establishment Clause jurisprudence. Building, but his recent on his insights into how the Supreme Court has relied on the work of Dr. Muñoz and other leading scholars in interpreting the First Amendment,work has broaden beyond the confines of constitutional law, narrowly understood .his most recent His most recent book, Why We Need the Humanities: Life Science, Law and the Common Good, highlights the importance for society of significance of studying the humanities and argues for their usefulness in every professional field.
Constitutional Studies director Prof. Muñoz has been awarded for excellence in undergraduate teaching as a 2015-2016 Joyce Award winner!
Congratulations to all 38 of our 2016 Constitutional Studies graduates! This is our biggest class, and we are so proud of these students and their accomplishments.
Wondering what to do with a Constitutional Studies minor? Here's what a few of our graduates are up to!
Benjamin Brockman will be moving to Indianapolis to take a marketing job at Eli Lilly.
As a business major, I often have limited access to coursework outside of my field. The Constitutional Studies minor allowed me
to explore areas of study and topics that I wouldn’t have been able to otherwise. While I am entering a career in business, I have a passion for government and politics that was able to shine through in this minor. I am grateful for the professors and the various courses and topics I was able to explore.
Yuval Levin, a graduate of the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago, is the founding editor of National Affairs and Hertog Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. On Tuesday, April 12th, Dr. Levin visited campus to meet with students and faculty and to deliver a public lecture entitled
Bradley Birzer, the Russell Amos Kirk Chair in History at Hillsdale College, is a 1990 alumnus of the University of Notre Dame. On April 6, he returned to campus to give a talk about his about his recent book, Russell Kirk: American Conservative.
The Tocqueville Program welcomed Stephen Macedo of Princeton University and Ryan T. Anderson of the Heritage Foundation to campus for a Lincoln-Douglas style debate on the future of marriage, gay rights, and religious freedom.