Recent News

September 12th @ 3pm – Mentoring Kickoff Meeting

September 24th – Junior Faculty interest forms for participation in Cohort 3 due

October 11th @ 2pm – Program Orientation for Cohort 3

Books Ordered

List of Books Ordered

2010 Holden Lecturer: Dianne Pinderhughes

Dr. Dianne Pinderhughes presented the fourth Holden Lecture, "Being President: Barack Hussein Obama and Black Politics after the Civil Rights Revolution."  She is the President's Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Africana Studies and Political Science at the University of Notre Dame.   Her research examines the impact of racial, ethnic and gender politics on public policy and civil society institutions.  An exemplar of this work is Race and Ethnicity in Chicago Politics: A Reexamination of Pluralist Theory.  She has served as president of the American Political Science Association as well as a Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow and Brookings Institution Guest Scholar.

Lecture Text

Being President: Barack Hussein Obama and Black Politics after the Civil Rights Revolution (Adobe .pdf format)